About the film
paranoia weekend bartender brother addiction alcoholism film noir flashback suicidal writer alcoholic bats low self esteem dishonesty hopelessness delirium tremens lies devoted girlfriend
The Lost Weekend
Release Date: November 29, 1945
|Slogan||:||«The screen dares to open the strange and savage pages of a shocking bestseller!»|
|Producers||:||Charles Brackett, Richard Blaydon, Frank Parmenter|
|Writers||:||Billy Wilder, Charles Brackett, Charles R. Jackson|
Don Birnam, a long-time alcoholic, has been sober for ten days and appears to be over the worst... but his craving has just become more insidious. Evading a country weekend planned by his brother and girlfriend, he begins a four-day bender that just might be his last - one way or another.