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This movie appealed to me because of Milland's awesome use of the English language. He is a writer who, although spends most of the movie in turmoil, really has a way with words. Read morePublished on Oct. 17 2011 by Amazon User
Alcoholism is a disease, and no other film before Billy Wilder's The Lost Weekend portrayed it as such. Read morePublished on Aug. 17 2007 by Nolene-Patricia Dougan
This movie which won 4 academy awards including best picture stars Ray Milland as a debonair drunk who hides alcohol in his apartment and cares more about booze than girls. Read morePublished on Jan. 15 2004 by Dorion Sagan
I can understand why the studio did not want to release "The Lost Weekend" in 1945: it's a gritty and realistic (sometimes horrifyingly so) account of an alcoholic's... Read morePublished on Feb. 6 2003 by Jennifer M.
Billy Wilder electrified the film world in 1944 with his brutally realistic film about lust and greed, "Double Indemnity. Read morePublished on Dec 19 2002 by William Hare
It's hard to believe that this movie was produced in 1945, a year which introduced Americans to the twin horrors of the Nazi concentration camps and the effects of the atomic bomb. Read morePublished on July 6 2002 by Greg McDowell
The best being the 'Days of Wine and Roses'. However this movie is a great movie about the relationship of a person and their alcohol. It is like a love affair. Read morePublished on July 5 2002 by Gregory R Waldrop
Alcoholism has been seen on movies for a very long time. Many people just haven't realized it because it was never something to care much for. Read morePublished on May 15 2002 by "weirdo_87"