The Lost Weekend (1945)
Academy Award for Best Director (Billy Wilder)
Academy Award for Best Picture
Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay (Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder)
National Film RegistryAward nominations: Academy Award for Best Cinematography, Black-and-White (John F. Seitz)
Academy Award for Best Film Editing (Doane Harrison)
Academy Award for Best Original Dramatic or Comedy Score (Miklós Rózsa)Award details: (details at IMDb)
The Lost Weekend is a 1945 American drama film directed by Billy Wilder and starring Ray Milland and Jane Wyman. The film was based on Charles R. Jackson's 1944 novel of the same title about an alcoholic writer. The film was nominated for seven Academy Awards and won four: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, and Best Writing. In 2011, The Lost Weekend was added to the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress.