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DVD: Weekend


It is rare that a film depicts the genesis of a relationship with such frank, heartfelt immersion.

It is rarer still that a gay relationship is afforded those qualities. Andrew Haigh's lo-fi depiction of a nascent bond between introverted Russell and proudly out Glen is intimate, truthful, intense, unpretentious and all the better for the subtle chemistry of its leads, as a one-night stand looks like becoming something more.