FESTIVAL BEAT – Andrew Haigh makes a splash with “Weekend”

Andrew Haigh makes an impression at Provincetown

PROVINCETOWN, Mass. -- Andrew Haigh’s film “Weekend” is any of the following things: shocking, honest and brave. Call me old-fashioned but I never thought a film which starts in a gay techno club would turn out to be as affective as if Pedro Almodovar or Bernardo Bertulucci had been behind the camera. “Weekend” follows Russell (Tom Cullen), a young gay man who’s uncomfortable with himself, as ... more >