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Weekend

Russell went to a gay club just looking for a one night stand, but his one night stand becomes something more when they start to open up to each other. Their time together it limited, but Russell's falling for Glen and longs for something more.
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WHAT ARE PEOPLE SAYING?

One of my favorites! I recently got to see it on a big screen for the first time and it was even better than I remembered. Andrew Haigh has such a distinct style.

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WHAT ARE CRITICS SAYING?

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Village Voice by

Naturalistic without being ineloquent, heartfelt yet unsentimental, Weekend is the rarest of birds: a movie romance that rings true.
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The New York Times by A.O. Scott

There is also a need for stories that address the complex entanglements of love and sex honestly, without sentiment or cynicism and with the appropriate mixture of humor, sympathy and erotic heat. Weekend, Andrew Haigh's astonishingly self-assured, unassumingly profound second feature, is just such a film.
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IndieWire by Eric Kohn

Weekend builds into a powerful encapsulation of an identity crisis over the course of three passionate days.
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Variety by Joe Leydon

Earnest and understated, Weekend has the intimate look and feel of a two-character stage play that has been opened up -- but only slightly, with minimal addition of supporting players -- for a mostly faithful filmization.
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Time Out by Keith Uhlich

Weekend settles into an intentionally minor-key groove, caught somewhere between bracingly direct honesty and cringingly mumbly pretense.
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Entertainment Weekly by Lisa Schwarzbaum

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.
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New York Post by V.A. Musetto

Weekend is a gay riff on "Before Sunrise" (1995), in which a man (Ethan Hawke) and woman (Julie Delpy) meet and fall in love in one night, before going their separate ways in the morning for what could be forever.

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