The black-and-white “Weekend” by Stanislav Govorukhin is a remake of the Louis Malle’s film “Lift to the Scaffold” (1957), updated to the present.
The financial director of a large corporation kills an accountant, which has discovered his fraud. Protagonist makes the murder to look like a suicide, but gets stuck in the elevator when leaving the crime scene.
Production: Russia, 2013
Duration: 97 min
Directed by: Stanislav Govorukhin
Cast: Maksim Matveyev, Yuliya Khlynina, Vyacheslav Chepurchenko, Viktor Sukhorukov, Yuliya Peresild, Ekaterina Guseva, Aleksandr Domogarov, Olga Dykhovichnaya