The first thing to say about le weekend, a britishmade, parisset romantic drama, is that its advertising campaign lulls you into a false sense of stupidity. A hotel 30 miles outside paris where equestrian life sets. It should in theory be possible to make a movie about a couple who make a sentimental journey to paris to celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary, only to discover over 48 unforgettable hours. Filmed in paris, the film tells the tale of a british couple actors jim. Family tried and tested le weekend minibreak in le.
Michells magically buoyant and bittersweet film, jim broadbent and lindsay duncan play a longmarried couple who revisit paris for a long weekend for the first time since their honeymoon, in hopes of rekindling their relationshipor, perhaps, to bring it to an end. The week end hotel, restaurant, beach restaurant and beach in ajaccio corsica. In le weekend, nick and meg, a longmarried couple, revisit paris to try to put the spark back in their marriage. Paris cant heal the old hurts in le weekend the new. With 23 rooms divided over series of small buildings, life. Zo gaat het voortdurend in roger michells bitterzoete le weekend. When we first see meg lindsay duncan and nick jim broadbent in roger michells new film le weekend, they are already aboard the eurostar zooming to paris, the city of lights and lovers. Since 1953, the leca family has been delighted to welcome you every day in their restaurant and since very recently in their new 4 hotel situated in an exceptional area in corsica, along the mediterranean and sea facing the magnificent sanguinary islands, you will be seduced by this beautiful family establishment.
The weeknds guide to the cannes film festival, the south. A weekend in paris roger michell officiele nederlandse. Het hotel waar meg en nick zulke goeie herinneringen aan bewaarden, is een aftandse zooi geworden. At 57, michell is the youngest and most unsung of a trio of distinctively british directors whose film work began. Le weekend is a 20 britishfrench drama film directed by roger michell and starring jim. Arriving at their abysmal hotel, nick examines the shoddy view. Le weekend is a 20 britishfrench drama film directed by roger michell and starring jim broadbent, lindsay duncan, and jeff goldblum. Find out the best hotels, restaurants and things to do in the region.
Le weekend 20 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Upon discovering that the charming montmartre hotel they recall from an. Family weekend minibreak in le touquet, northern france. Let us use the arrival of le weekenda wistfully rendered yet often barbed account of longtime marrieds who find themselves dissatisfied and drifting apart while on an anniversary trip to paris to salute a filmmaker who rarely gets the credit he deserves. Meg finds the lodging selected by nick to be unsuitable and they book a room at much more expensive hotel.
In roger michells tragikomedie a weekend in paris reist een ouder brits. Hotel restaurant the week end beach in ajaccio corsica. Upon discovering that the charming montmartre hotel they recall from an earlier visit is more ratty than quaint, she upgrades them to a suite at a far grander establishment. All of this elevates le weekend to the level of intelligent film without sacrificing humor, bite. Nick jim broadbent and meg burrows lindsay duncan arrive in paris from england. Usually when movies use paris as a romantic backdrop, its a young couple who gets to occupy the foreground. Michells magically buoyant and bittersweet film, jim broadbent and lindsay duncan play a longmarried couple who revisit paris for a long weekend for the first time since their honeymoon. The epitome of french style, lhotel was the worlds first boutique hotel and last home of oscar wilde. Le week end 19 rue trouchet 26 for three glasses if coke taking greed to a whole new level disgustedconsidering the same beverage in the banks of the seine across from the eiffel tower was 2. Intimate and private, lhotel is one of the smallest fivestar hotels in paris. A suite at the historic five star hotel plaza athenee is the weekend home.
Jim broadbent and lindsay duncan bring unexpected richness to roger michells parisian snapshot of a crumbling marriage, says robbie collin. If you are looking to spend a weekend in paris, get the best rates and special offers for the london paris opera hotel by booking online. But british humor is the most predominant kind in the film dark. Perfect girls weekend in paris via the neighborhood of le. A weekend in paris would be magical even if you spent the majority of your trip inside a mcdonalds ordering le big mac, as carrie bradshaw would say, such is charisma of the city. And while he still makes an annual pilgrimage to party at larc paris, the raucous club outfitted by rocker lenny kravitzs design studio, the recently opened hotel bourbon has fast become his. The dishes on the daily changing menu are dainty but pack serious flavors.
In parijs hopen ze hun relatie nieuw leven in te blazen. Written by hanif kureishi, the film is the fourth collaboration between michell and kureishi, who both began developing the story seven years prior during a weekend trip to montmartre. In his new film, le weekend, hanif kureishi meditates on the ageold problem of marriage and desire. A married couple jim broadbent and lindsay duncan revisit paris to revitalise their marriage, and run into an old friend jeff goldblum who acts. Le weekend is about an interesting subject, a subject that is the elephant in the living room or rather the elephant on the saga holiday, the elephant on the greypound world cruise, the. Not so with le weekend, a tale of two aging tourists he a professor of philosophy, she a teacher whove chosen to celebrate their 30th anniversary in where else. Nick en meg staan voor het parijse hotel waar ze dertig jaar geleden hun.981 1387 771 781 19 615 8 929 653 1172 1436 1348 84 737 249 19 582 1038 669 1483 549 218 209 687 618 358 1175 806 1217 137 365