Press Junket for Weekend (1967)


A supposedly idyllic weekend trip to the countryside turns into a never-ending nightmare of traffic jams, revolution, cannibalism and murder as French bourgeois society starts to collapse under the weight of its own consumer preoccupations. (Michael Brooke, IMDb)


Jean-Luc Godard

Cast and Crew

Partial List of Cast and Crew (IMDb):


  Julio Cortazar  Short story “La autopista del Sur” (uncredited)
  Jean-Luc Godard

  Mireille Darc … Corinne Durand
  Jean Yanne … Roland Durand
  Jean-Pierre Kalfon  … Le chef du Front de Libération de la Seine et Oise

 Original Music
  Antoine Duhamel

  Raoul Coutard 

  Agnes Guillemot

 Production Managers
  Ralph Baum… production manager
  Philippe Senne  … production manager

 Second Unit Directors or Assistant Directors
  Claude Miller  … assistant director

 Sound Department
  Rene Levert … sound

Awards, Nominations, Festivals

1968 - Weekend - nominated, Golden Berlin Bear

1969 - Weekend - won Bambi Award for International Film

Other Information:


- Roger Ebert, April 11. 1969

- J. Hoberman, Weekend: When Godard Burned the Movie House Down, Village Voice, October 5. 2011