Released in 2011 and directed by Andrew Haigh, Weekend is the story of a gay man who meets and falls in love with another man with whom he has an unexpected connection. The film won the Outstanding International Narrative Feature award at the L.A. Outfest. Shot primarily in Nottingham, England, the film stars Tom Cullen and Chris New.
Born in England, Andrew Haigh is an up and coming film director, producer, and screenwriter. Haigh’s directorial debut was the 2009 film, Greek Pete, which follows the life of a male prostitute named Pete. The film garnered many awards and debuted at the London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival.