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    Unique ID Code: 0000121957
    Added by: Alan Titherington
    Added on: 14/10/2009 18:20
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    Certificate: 18
    Running Time: 90 mins
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    Content Type: Movie

    One of the world's most influential filmmakers and a leading figure of the 'Nouvelle Vague' movement of the '60s, Jean-Luc Godard's works have transformed the face of cinema.

    'Weekend' remains one of the most legendary, audacious and acclaimed films of his distinguished career. It follows a bickering, scheming bourgeois couple who leave Paris for the French countryside to claim an inheritance by nefarious means. Almost immediately, they become entangled in a cataclysmic traffic jam, which is just the beginning of a journey fraught with violent and dangerous encounters: rape, murder, pillage and even cannibalism.

    Famed for its virtuoso cinematography - including a stunning ten-minute tracking shot - Godard's dystopian road movie is a ferocious attack on consumerism.

    Special Features:
    Interview with cinematographer, Raoul Coutard.

    Interview with Mike Figgis.


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    Widescreen Anamorphic 1.62:1

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    French DD 2.0

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    Directed By:
    Jean-Luc Godard

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    Director of Photography:
    Raoul Coutard

    Agn├Ęs Guillemot

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