Cosford Cinema presents Godard's "WEEKEND"
GET READY FOR THE CRAZIEST WEEKEND EVER AT COSFORD CINEMA. Come for the exclusive premiere of Jean-Luc Godardâ€™s controversial counterculture classic WEEKEND, being re-released on a new 35mm print! Possibly one of the darkest, most shocking, films ever made, WEEKEND is a blistering critique of consumer culture and the perils of capitalism. A revolutionary film that anticipated the student revolts of May â€™68 in Paris, WEEKEND is perfectly in sync with the rhetoric of today as the Occupy Movement continues to grow. This Cosford Classic is both timely and timeless.
WEEKEND follows Corinne and Roland, a young affluent couple, on the road trip from hell as they travel to the county to collect the inheritance from Corinneâ€™s dying father. Once wealthy, each plans to kill the other and join their respective lovers. Along their way, Corinne and Roland encounter absurd traffic jams (even by Miamiâ€™s standards), burning wreckage, omnipotent car-jackers, a Bronte sister, fairy tale characters, and some revolutionary cannibals.
Donâ€™t miss this electric dark comedy about the collapse of civil society as part of the Shock Me, Shock Me: A Cinema of Transgression series and the Cosford Classics series â€“ bringing classic films back to the big screen on celluloid! Warning : there are images of graphic violence.
Friday-Feb 24, 9PM
Saturday- Feb 25, 8PM & 12am
Sunday- Feb 26, 5:30