ANATOMY OF A MOVIE POSTER: LE WEEK-END
You’ve seen the poster on the street or subway but it only gives you the faintest clue of what the film is about. Thankfully the trained eye of The Studio Exec is here to decipher the signs, codes and symbols so you don’t have to. Think of us as the guy Tom Hanks played in The Da Vinci Code but with a much better haircut.
1. Le Week-End
At least death by cancer. She might have had it but she’s in recovery. You recognise the older man – he pops up in a lot of stuff, Jim Broadbean or something – and he’s either having an affair with this woman, or they are married and have gone to Paris to rekindle their love. Suddenly it starts to smell like Before Sunrise with pensioners.