“Le Week-End”: Marital fights in the City of Lights


“Le Week-End” opens Friday in Madison at Sundance Cinemas. I’ll host a post-show discussion after the 6:50 p.m. show on Tuesday, May 13. R, 1:43, three stars out of four.

Beware the trailer for “Le Week-End,” which sells the film as a fizzy romantic comedy for the older set, its stars romancing their way through Paris. In fact, Roger Michell’s acidic and poignant film is less “Before Sunrise” and more “Before Midnight.”

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Wisconsin Film Festival Spotlight: “Le Week-End”

Le Weekend Directed by Roger Michell Starring Lindsay Duncan and Jim Broadbent

Tickets for the 2014 Wisconsin Film Festival went on sale Saturday, and each day between now and the start of the festival on April 3, I’ll be zooming in on one of the more than 140 films playing at the festival. If you have suggestions about films you’d like to know more about as you’re planning your festival experience, let me know in comments.

Le Week-End” (Sunday, April 6, 3:45 p.m., Capitol Theater)

“No one can make my blood boil like you do.” “That’s the sign of a deep connection.”

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