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3,392 Ratings

Weekend

Week End

Directed by Jean-Luc Godard
France, Italy, 1967
Comedy, Avant-Garde

Synopsis

An unhappily married bourgeois couple, each with a plan to murder the other, sets out on a weekend road trip, only to have it interrupted by the apocalypse.

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Weekend Directed by Jean-Luc Godard
The film ushers in an approach to filmmaking that continues to the present day with work such as Adieu au langage (Goodbye to Language, 2015), whose title bears uncanny echoes with the fin de conte declaration of the 1967 film. Weekend, then, is a film of rupture, one of the most spectacular ripostes to the cinema in the history of the medium.
March 17, 2017
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The thieving, cannibalistic hippie revolutionaries of in the film’s concluding stretch are hardly painted as beacons that will point society in the right direction; they’re just yet another panel in Godard’s mosaic, a black-comic cry of disgust at a society broken beyond repair.
March 23, 2016
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Weekend is, above all else, an angry film, perhaps the most vitriolic condemnation of contemporary culture ever penned, an emphatic and resounding fuck-you to late capitalism, consumerism, and the widespread complacency they so readily inspire.
November 23, 2012
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