The Lost Weekend (1945)

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  • The Lost Weekend Diary of a Dipsomaniac Alternative

Synopsis

A failed writer becomes an alcoholic; his engagement stops it for a time, but he relapses and nearly shoots himself until he realises that his despair at his life is greater than his craving and he is cured.

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