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Andrew Haigh

Lean on Pete (2017)

Lean on Pete is about a boy who lives in the Pacific Northwest, a big change from Andrew Haigh's previous two features about couples, young and gay, old and straight, set in England. In a way, Lean on Pete, from a novel by musician and…

45 Years (2015)

Graham Greene’s line about the perils of insecurity in relationships, how it “twists meanings and poisons trust”, feels particularly pertinent when reflecting upon writer/director Andrew Haigh’s profoundly poignant second feature, 45 Years.…

Weekend (2011)

Weekend is a sincere and affecting love story which sees two gay men come together over the course of a weekend where they discuss various matters including the issues of what it means to be gay in modern society and the social taboo that…

Weekend (2011)

Two men, best friends and lovers for two days   Three cheers for Andrew Haigh and his stars Tom Cullen and Chris New, who achieve the unusual by taking mumblecore style in an intelligent young Brit gay setting and turn it into something…

Weekend (2011)

I have heard nothing but positive things about this film and while I don’t disagree with them, I wouldn’t go as far as to say it is one of the highlights in British film this year, which many people have claimed. Weekend tells the story of…