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THE LOST WEEKEND

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Directed by Billy Wilder
United States, 1945
Drama

Synopsis

Don Birnam, long-time alcoholic, has been “on the wagon” for ten days and seems to be over the worst; but his craving has just become more insidious. Evading a country weekend planned by his brother Wick and girlfriend Helen, he begins a four-day bender.

Synopsis

Don Birnam, long-time alcoholic, has been “on the wagon” for ten days and seems to be over the worst; but his craving has just become more insidious. Evading a country weekend planned by his brother Wick and girlfriend Helen, he begins a four-day bender.

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The Lost WeekendDirected byBilly Wilder

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
1946 | Winner: Grand Prix
Academy Awards
1946 | 4 wins including: Best Actor in a Leading Role
1946 | 3 nominations including: Best Cinematography, Black-and-White
National Film Preservation Board
2011 | Winner: National Film Registry

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