Over the past weekend, the short film “The Lost Weekend,” starring the talented Chloe Lang, had its world premiere at the Soho International Film Festival, marking the beginning of an exciting narrative directed by Charlie Norton.
The film, written and directed by Norton, delves into the life of Caroline, brilliantly portrayed by Chloe Lang. Caroline, a popular, confident, and self-aware teenager, embarks on an emotional journey with James, personified by Brendan Egan, causing him to rethink his values and opinions about the future.
The story unfolds in the picturesque setting of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, in the year 2004. James, the protagonist, finds himself confronted with social expectations of masculinity and is challenged to explore the true meaning of being a man.
The world premiere, which took place at the Soho International Film Festival on September 16, was just the beginning of the journey that “The Lost Weekend” promises to offer the audience. The film is also scheduled to be showcased at the Smodcastle Film Festival during the weekend of October 12-15, providing further opportunities for cinema lovers to experience this engaging narrative.
Charlie Norton, the visionary writer and director behind this production, shared his expectations and vision for the work: “A new coming-of-age story set in the heart of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, in 2004, where we follow James’s journey as he is about to face the expectations of masculinity to discover what it truly means to be a man.”
Don’t miss the behind-the-scenes and updates on the film’s upcoming screenings by following @TheLostWeekendFilm on Instagram. “The Lost Weekend” promises to be a memorable cinematic experience, exploring important and challenging themes in a rich and engaging context.