The Lost Week-end

by Billy Wilder 1h40min United States 1944
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Film details

The Lost Week-end
by Billy Wilder

The desperate life of a chronic alcoholic is followed through a four-day drinking bout.

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  • Ray Milland : Don Birnman
  • Jane Wyman : Helen St. James
  • Howard Da Silva : Nat
  • And with: Phillip Terry, Doris Dowling, Frank Faylen


  • Director Billy Wilder
  • Scenario Billy Wilder, Charles Brackett
  • Original work author Charles R. Jackson
  • Photo director John F. Seitz
  • Set Design Bertram Granger
  • Costume Design Edith Head
  • Sound Stanley Cooley, Joel Moss
  • Editing Doane Harrison
  • Original music Miklós Rózsa
  • Producer Charles Brackett
  • Production Compagny Paramount Pictures
  • Distributor Universal Pictures

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1,37:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixMono
  • Production1944
  • Release date for France08/16/1947
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorBlack and White
  • LanguageEnglish
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