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Studio: Criterion Collection
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
Year: 1967
Format: Blu-ray
Genre: Drama
Cast: Anne Wiazemsky, Blandine Jeanson, Daniel Pommereulle, Ernest Menzer, Georges Staquet, Jean Eustache, Jean Yanne, Jean-Claude Guilbert, Jean-Pierre Kalfon, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Juliet Berto, László Szabó, Michel Cournot, Michelle Breton, Mireille Darc, Omar Blondin Diop, Paul Gégauff, Valérie Lagrange, Virginie Vignon, Yves Afonso
Original Language: French
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Number of discs: 1
Street Date: 13-Nov-12
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This scathing late-sixties satire from Jean-Luc Godard is one of cinema’s great anarchic works. Determined to collect an inheritance from a dying relative, a bourgeois couple travel across the French countryside while civilization crashes and burns around them. Featuring a justly famous sequence in which the camera tracks along a seemingly endless traffic jam, and rich with historical and literary references, Weekend is a surreally funny and disturbing call for revolution, a depiction of society reverting to savagery, and— according to the credits—the end of cinema itself.

* New digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray edition
* New video essay by writer and filmmaker Kent Jones
* Archival interviews with actors Mireille Darc and Jean Yanne, cinematographer Raoul Coutard, and assistant director Claude Miller
* Excerpt from a French television program on director Jean-Luc Godard, featuring on-set footage from Weekend shot by filmmaker Philippe Garrel
* Trailers
* PLUS: A booklet featuring a new essay by critic and novelist Gary Indiana, selections from Alain Bergala’s book Godard au travail: Les années 60, and an excerpt from a 1969 interview with Godard

_New cover by Steve Chow_

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