6.3/10
6,939
59 user 145 critic

Le Week-End (2013)

Trailer
2:15 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $2.99 (SD) on Prime Video

A British couple return to Paris many years after their honeymoon there in an attempt to rejuvenate their marriage.

Director:

Writer:

2 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Meg
... Nick
Igor Gotsmanov ... Montmartre Receptionist (as Igor Gotesman)
Olivier Audibert ... Taxi Driver
... Plaza Receptionist
Etienne Dalibert ... Hotel Porter
Mauricette Laurence ... Old Lady in Church
Gabriel Mailhebiau ... Chez Dumonet Waiter
Violaine Baccon ... Girl on motorbike
Damien Favreau ... La Dame de Pic Maitre D.
... Morgan
Déborah Amsellem ... Hotel Shop Assistant
Stéphane De Fraia ... Waiter at Morgan's Apartment
Brice Beaugier ... Robert Ertel
Charlotte Léo ... Dominique Ertel
Edit

Storyline

Meg, a teacher, and husband Nick, a philosophy lecturer who may just be about to get the push on the eve of retirement, spend a week-end in Paris to celebrate their thirtieth anniversary. He is staid, annoying his foul-mouthed wife who wants to turn the holiday into a series of exciting new experiences, booking into a hotel that stretches their budgets and running off from a restaurant without paying. She is also averse to his touching her and what was meant to be a belated second honeymoon is a depressing affair, full of arguments - including one about the son who has recently left home to live in squalor and whom Meg does not want to return. By chance they meet an old university friend of Nick, Morgan, an American high-flyer who invites them to a party where Meg can still turn men's heads and Nick has a conversation with Morgan's young son, leading him to believe that he is not as badly off as he had presumed. Ultimately there appears to be hope for the marriage. Written by don @ minifie-1

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

A story about reigniting the spark in the City Of Light. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

|

Release Date:

11 October 2013 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Un fin de semana en París  »

Filming Locations:


Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$43,608, 16 March 2014, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,223,380, 29 June 2014
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Production Co:

, ,  »
Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Fourth collaboration of Hanif Kureishi and Roger Michell. The story was developed in 2005 after a weekend trip to Montmartre, Paris. See more »

Quotes

Meg: The other day, I'll have you know, a young man... tried to pick me up
Nick: That doesn't surprise me... You're hot.
Meg: Thank you
Nick: Hot, but cold.
See more »

Connections

References Band of Outsiders (1964) See more »

Soundtracks

Road
Music and lyrics by Nick Drake
Published by BMG Rights Management Ltd, a BMG Chrysalis Company ©1971
All rights reserved. Used with permission
Performed by Nick Drake
Courtesy of Universal-Island Records Ltd
Under licence from Universal Music Operations Ltd
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Wonderful and Candid
11 February 2014 | by See all my reviews

Apparently a lot of viewers approached this film with expectations. I had none. I didn't even know about the film prior to attending the screening.

These characters sound and move like real humans. This is not a film about Paris, this is a film about people, aging, mistakes regrets, anger, secrets, affection, thorniness, misbehavior and loyalty.

I've read the complaints of other lay reviewers and it's apparent that they should make their own films, because it's doubtful anyone else's will live up to their expectations -- especially if critics like it.

They should also remember that it is remarkably difficult to pronounce something as snobbish without sounding intensely condescending.


37 of 55 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 59 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page