Press Junket for Weekend (1967)

Synopsis

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)

Director

Jean-Luc Godard

Cast and Crew

Partial List of Cast and Crew (IMDb):

 

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

Cast
  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

 Cinematographers
  Raoul Coutard 

 Editors
  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:

Reviews

- Roger Ebert, April 11. 1969

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