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Weekend

WeekendBoy meets boy in this low-budget, acutely observed relationship drama, a breakout hit at this year's SXSW film festival. In the course of a weekend of sex...WeekendPT96MBoy meets boy in this low-budget, acutely observed relationship drama, a breakout hit at this year's SXSW film festival. In the course of a weekend of sex...2011-09-26Sundance Selects
EMOTIONAL CONNECTION Tom Cullen and Chris New in Weekend

EMOTIONAL CONNECTION Tom Cullen and Chris New in Weekend (Quinnford & Scout)

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Weekend

Starring: Tom Cullen; Director: Andrew Haigh; Release Date Limited: 10/20/2011; Runtime (in minutes): 96; Distributor: Sundance Selects

Boy meets boy in this low-budget, acutely observed relationship drama, a breakout hit at this year’s SXSW film festival. In the course of a weekend of sex, drugs, and a lot of talk, an intimate relationship between a recessive, semicloseted lifeguard (Tom Cullen) and a restless, loudly out artist (Chris New, magnetically slippery) emerges, creating an unexpected bond as deep as it is fleeting. British filmmaker Andrew Haigh’s background in editing (from Gladiator to Mister Lonely) is evident in the casual beauty of moments that only appear ”found,” giving Weekend an engrossing documentary feel. (Also available on demand) A-

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