The Lost Weekend
- Original title
The Lost Weekend
- Running time
- 101 min.
- United States
Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder (Novel: Charles R. Jackson)
John F. Seitz (B&W)
Ray Milland, Jane Wyman, Phillip Terry, Howard Da Silva, Doris Dowling, Frank Faylen, Mary Young, Anita Bolster, Lilian Fontaine, Frank Orth, Lewis L. Russell
Drama | Alcoholism
- Synopsis / Plot
- Don Birnam (Ray Milland), a would-be writer, is a long time alcoholic who is dissatisfied with his life. His brother Wick (Phillip Terry) and girlfriend Helen St. James (Jane Wyman) manage to keep him sober for 10 days, but he arranges to get away from them and goes on a self-destructive three-day binge.
: 4 Academy Awards: Best Movie, Director, Actor (Milland), Ad. Screenplay. 7 Nom.
: Golden Globes: Best Movie, Director and Actor (Milland)
: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Film, Director, Actor (Milland)
: National Board of Review: Best Actor y Top 10 Films
: Cannes Film Festival: Grand Prize of the Festival (Ex-aequo) & Best Actor (Milland)
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