The Lost Weekend

  • 1945
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

One of the most justly celebrated "problem films" of the 1940s. Though hailed in its time as a great advance in screen seriousness, this film just barely missed being shelved. The script by the noted team of Wilder and Brackett is dispassionate and unrelenting but also occasionally poetic. The film's emotional power is greatly abetted by Seitz's evocative...read more

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01:29 — Classic portrait of a weekend in the life of an alcoholic writer. Well deserved multi-Oscar winner, including Best Picture!

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: One of the most justly celebrated "problem films" of the 1940s. Though hailed in its time as a great advance in screen seriousness, this film just barely missed being shelved. The script by the noted team of Wilder and Brackett is dispassionate and unrelen… (more)

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