Weekend 2011 Criterion Collection
Andrew Haigh’s film is about a chance meeting between Russell (Tom Cullen), a lifeguard at a community pool in Nottingham, and Glen (Chris New), who works in an art gallery. They’re very different people, Russell a more cautious, easygoing type and Glen talkative and abrasive. But the two hit it off after bumping into one another in a bar and spend the night together in Russell’s flat. The night extends into the weekend, during which they chatter on about their lives between bouts of lovemaking. A casual pick-up in a club evolves into 48 hours of introspection, revelation and soul-searching fuelled by drink, drugs and sex. Though the men are drawn as very different personalities, after a time it appears that their relationship could become a lasting one.

Director: Andrew Haigh
Cast: Tom Cullen, Chris New, Jonathan Race
Country: UK
Genre: Drama, Romance

Weekend (2011) - Criterion Collection

• New program featuring interviews with Haigh, Pontikos, producer Tristan Goligher, and actors Tom Cullen and Chris New (30:29)
• New interview with Haigh on the film’s sex scenes (6:21)
• On-set video footage shot by New and others (8:35)
• Two scenes from Cullen and New’s audition (10:06)
• Video essay on the film’s set photographers, Oisin Share and Colin Quinn (7:12)
• Cahuenga Blvd. (2003 - 6:07) and Five Miles Out (2009 - 18:13), two short films by Haigh
• Theatrical Trailer (2:22)

DVD9 | NTSC 16:9 | 01:37:10 | 7.71 Gb + 3% rec
Language: English
Subtitles: English

BD50 | 1080p AVC | 01:37:16 | 44.6 Gb + 3% rec
Language: English
Subtitles: English

Weekend (2011) - Peccadillo Pictures

• Interview with director Andrew Haigh and actors Tom Cullen and Chris New (15 min)
• Interview with director Andrew Haigh and producer Tristan Goligher (10 min)
• "Quinnford & Scout Picture Gallery" slideshow with audio commentary (8 min)
• Behind-the-scenes footage (11 min)
• "Weekend Premiere at LFF" featurette [SD] (3 min)
• Theatrical trailer
• Trailers

DVD9 | PAL 16:9 | 01:32:49 | 7.01 Gb + 3% rec
Language: English
Subtitles: English

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