The Lost Weekend: Film Screening

HOME Manchester


As part of our week long programme of activities and events at HOME Manchester we are screening The Long Weekend.

It runs alongside our other events at HOME including the free live performance Apples & Other Fruits and our indoor picnic Sustenance 


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2 Tony Wilson Place
First Street
M15 4FN


Screening time

Monday 25th September @6.10pm

A painfully sincere and uncompromising look at alcoholism from 1945
Film still - The Lost Weekend


Don Birnam is a struggling writer who is only adept at finishing off bottles of liquor. Even the protestations of his girlfriend, Helen, and brother Wick’s efforts are not enough to stop the writer’s descent into a black hole of alcoholic despair from which he may never return.

Film still - The Lost Weekend
Film still - The Lost Weekend
Film still - The Lost Weekend
The psychiatric study of an alcoholic - intense, morbid and absolutely thrilling