Le Week-End

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Tue Oct 8 2013

After ‘The Mother’ and ‘Venus’, this is the third collaboration between ‘Notting Hill’ director Roger Michell and writer Hanif Kureishi. It’s their strongest yet, and once again they offer a late-life dash for love and happiness. ‘Le Week-End’ tells of Nick (Jim Broadbent) and Meg (Lindsay Duncan), a married couple who head to Paris for a break, but find themselves facing up to personal and professional ennui. It’s lightly played, often very funny and shot all over Paris with energy and wit, and boosted by superb, inquiring turns from Broadbent and Duncan. It deals head-on with its sad-faced subject without leaning on sentimentality or misery, or offering easy answers. Michell and Kureishi insert a winning dose of magic into the realism in the form of Morgan (Jeff Goldblum), a wealthy old friend that the couple bump into. The meeting inspires an awkward, near-surreal dinner-party scene and allows Michell to close the film with an uplifting nod to Godard’s ‘Bande à Part’. Delightful.

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Director:

Roger Michell

Screenwriter:

Hanif Kureishi

Cast:

Jeff Goldblum, Jim Broadbent, Lindsay Duncan

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Cinemes Texas

Bailèn, 205, Barcelona, 08037 Show map/details

  • Address:

    Cinemes Texas Bailèn, 205
    Barcelona
    08037

  • Venue phone:

    933 487 748

  • Venue website:

    www.cinemestexas.cat/

  • Transport:

    Joanic (M: L4)

  • Price:

    €3 (Mon-Sun and holidays); €2 reduced

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