The Lost Weekend

The Lost Weekend

Don Birnam, a long-time alcoholic, has been sober for ten days and appears to be over the worst... but his craving has just become more insidious. Evading a country weekend planned by his brother and girlfriend, he begins a four-day bender that just might be his last - one way or another.

TitleThe Lost Weekend
Release DateNovember 29th, 1945
GenreDrama
Runtime
DirectorsBilly Wilder, Charles C. Coleman
WritersCharles R. Jackson, Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder
Production CompanyParamount
Production CountryUnited States of America
Plot Keywordsdesperation, paranoia, weekend, bartender, brother, addiction, alcoholism, suicidal, writer, alcoholic, bats, low self esteem, flashback, dishonesty, film noir, hopelessness, delirium tremens, lies, evasion, devoted girlfriend
Ray Milland
Ray Milland
Don Birnam
Jane Wyman
Jane Wyman
Helen St. James
Phillip Terry
Phillip Terry
Wick Birnam
Howard Da Silva
Howard Da Silva
Nat the Bartender
Doris Dowling
Doris Dowling
Gloria
Frank Faylen
Frank Faylen
'Bim' Nolan
Anita Sharp-Bolster
Anita Sharp-Bolster
Mrs. Foley (as Anita Bolster)
Frank Orth
Frank Orth
Opera Cloak Room Attendant
Walter Baldwin
Walter Baldwin
Man from Albany (uncredited)
Harry Barris
Harry Barris
Pianist at Harry & Joe's (uncredited)
Farrapo Humano
醉乡遗恨
Le week-end perdu
Потерянный уик-энд
Días sin huella
Das verlorene Wochenende
Het vergift
Изгубеният уикенд
Forspildte dage
Tuhlattuja päiviä
Hameno savvatokyriako
잃어버린 주말
November 29th, 1945
April 21st, 1948