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Le Week-end

If you’ve been married a long time, you have to see Le Week-end, starring two of my all-time favorite actors, Jim Broadbent and Lindsay Duncan, as a couple celebrating their 30th anniversary — or ending their marriage — with a weekend in Paris. I made Michael watch it after I did, and he was convinced I was sending him some kind of message.

The message is that this is an honest, funny, thought-provoking film.

Read my review of the movie on Boomeon, the premier online community for baby boomers. (Ooh, and while you’re there, check out my travel post, Scottsdale, Arizona: Bucket List Buster!)

Then enter to win a pair of tickets to see Le Week-end when it opens in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, St. Louis, Washington, D.C.

For a chance to win, simply leave a comment below and be sure to include your city. Contest closes on March 15 at midnight Pacific time. Winners will be notified by return email.


  1. Awww, this sounds like a cute movie. I would love to see it at some point – it looks like it will remind me of my parents 😉

  2. This does sound really good! I will add it to my must see list!

  3. Love Jim Broadbent. Sounds like movie that’s just up my alley.

  4. LOVE Jim Broadbent. Can’t wait to see the film. I’m already imagining my husband and I at that age. lol

  5. Looks like a fun movie! I really enjoyed Jim Broadbent in the Harry Potter series but haven’t seen him in anything else.

  6. That looks like an awesome movie! I’ll definitely watch it.

  7. This sounds really funny and interesting! I would love to see it!

  8. looks like a great film. perhaps more films should celebrate long term marriages 🙂

  9. Helene Cohen Bludman says:

    It sounds awesome! And of course, anything you give a thumbs up to is good in my book. Too bad it isn’t opening in Philadelphia, but I’ll see it when it gets here.

  10. I have to admit I scrolled down quickly to the comment area so I wouldn’t read your review… because I’m reviewing it this week, too, and didn’t want to be swayed in any way by your words. 😀 It does look like a great film, though. Happy to see you and I are on some of the same PR lists.

  11. A happy marriage is the best type of marriage… A long, happy marriage? Icing on the cake! Looking forward to seeing this one!

  12. I love anything those two do. So I’m sure I’ll love the movie.

  13. This sounds so cute and a movie I would enjoy. Love the trailer!

  14. Giveaways 4 Mom says:

    This sounds like it is a great movie.

  15. This sounds like a great movie. My parents just celebrated their 38the wedding anniversary, what an inspiration.

  16. This sounds really cute. although I honestly haven’t gone out to the movies with my husband in such a long time. This is great though!

  17. adding this to my list of must see movies! 🙂

  18. Looks like a fun movie – especially if you watch it with your spouse!

  19. Love anything that has to do with people being married forever, there is hope for love!

  20. We have got to see this…my hubby and I are in a long term marriage! 36 years married on March 20th! This should be a funny movie – cuz I tell you our life is a trip to the movies! We love each other dearly! and have a fun time cruising through each day!

  21. Amy Desrosiers says:

    In May it will make 8 years married for my husband and I. He is my best friend, and I hope to God I get to grow old with him.

  22. This does seem like a good movie, although I am not married I would still have a good time watching it. I hope I do get the chance to grow old with someone. I’m in Ohio!

  23. sounds like a funny movie, many of us can relate to!

  24. Looks great. Chicago!

  25. I’m not sure what it says about me, but this is definitely the kind of movie that appeals to me now. I’m going to look for it and watch it the next time I get a little “Me time” which might be around my 30th anniversary!

  26. I’ve only been married 3.5 years and even I would love to see this. Too bad it’s not opening in Vegas yet. Just have to wait. But when it does? I’m going!

  27. This looks like an interesting movie. My hubs and I have been together for 40 years and will celebrate our 33rd anniversary this September. Has it been a picnic? Hell to the no! I am amazed that we are still together and have made it through some tough times together in a time when people would have given up and moved on. Either we’re crazy or in love or both LOL! We live in the NYC area BTW,

  28. I’m in the Chicago area and I’m really curious about this movie. I have an old fashioned way of looking at marriage so when I read “long term marriage” it kind of irks me haha.

  29. Looks good. Paris as the setting is great.

  30. This sounds entertaining. Will check it out!

  31. Sounds like a fun movie, and I do so love Jim Broadbent!
    (I’m in the Chicago area, btw. Thanks!)

  32. This movie looks funny .I will be watching it soon.thanks

  33. I can’t believe it. I looked back over the comments because I SWORE I already left one about your review. What the heck? Well, I am now.

    I can’t wait to see this movie for two reasons: (1) You reviewed it and (2) I enjoy Jim Broadbent – okay, a 3rd reason – I love the theme of the movie!

    I can’t wait to see it, and even if I don’t win, I’m looking forward to it.

    Another good review, Lois.

  34. Would Love to see this movie.
    San Diego

  35. Cheryl Old says:

    Sounds like my kind of movie. I didn’t see San Diego listed, but if tickets for San Diego become available, I would love to have a pair. Thank you.

  36. Susan Doppelt says:

    I’d love to see this in San Diego

  37. Loved the utube trailer. Can’t wait to see this movie. They are wonderful actors and it is nice to see real looking people in a movie!

  38. KJ Klamerus says:

    Sounds interesting and the backdrop of Paris is always beautiful.

    Thanks for a chance

    Karen in San Diego

  39. kristy balser says:

    is ready for a great new movie to see Carnesville GA.

  40. Sounds like a great movie.
    Washington DC

  41. Looking forward to seeing this movie in San Diego.

  42. I would love to see this! I’m in San Diego!

  43. would like to see this – looks cute

  44. Sounds like me and my husband – 37 years (yikes!) – Chicago.

  45. We are celebrating 30 yrs tomorrow we will go together especially if we win:)))

  46. Lynda Wities says:

    Happily married since 1980, (coming up on 34yrs), I can honestly say our marriage gets better each year. Looking forward to seeing this one.

  47. Veronica Sandberg says:

    want to see this tooele ut

  48. Sarah Colesky says:

    This looks awesome! Cheshire, CT

  49. I’d love to see this movie in L.A.! Thanks for the chance!

  50. Ashley Roberts says:

    On my bucket list … this sweet movie & a long happy union!

  51. Mary Paterno says:

    What a great 36th anniversary gift this would be for my husband and me!

  52. Looks like my kind of film! What do I do to enter? Just say the city I wish to see it in? If so, New York

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