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1,054 Ratings

The Lost Weekend

Directed by Billy Wilder
United States, 1945
Drama

Synopsis

Billy Wilder creates a searing portrait of an alcoholic. Don Birnam is a writer whose lust for booze consumes his career, his life, and his loved ones.

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The Lost Weekend Directed by Billy Wilder

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1946 | Winner: Grand Prix

Academy Awards

1946 | 4 wins including: Best Actor in a Leading Role

1946 | 3 nominations including: Best Cinematography, Black-and-White

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