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Weekender

Weekender
  • 2011
  • UK
  • 15
  • Directed by: Karl Golden
  • Cast: Zawe Ashton, Emily Barclay, Sam Hazeldine

A brazenly shallow ode to the 90s rave scene in Manchester, dealing with the story of two best mates who set out in the world of club promotion only to find themselves drawn into danger and the sights of some big-city drug dealers. It's a decent set-up but unfortunately the script suffers from a complete lack of tension and an utterly illogical conclusion.

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Weekender

19 Aug 20112 stars

Brazenly shallow ode to the do-it-yourself 90s rave scene

(15) 89min The do-it-yourself rave explosion in ‘90s Manchester is a moment of recent history ripe with storytelling potential – Michael Winterbottom’s 24 Hour Party People demonstrated that wonderfully – but Weekender, Karl Golden’s...

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