Set in Manchester, England in 1990, Weekender tells the story of two best mates Matt and Dylan who decide to hold an illegal weekend rave party, instead of spending their time stealing from pub landlords. After a successful first night, the two friends seize the opportunity to turn it into a business venture. However, their success gets the attention of others in the rave party business, who start taking an interest in what the boys are doing. When Matt and Dylan get invited to parties in Ibiza and Amsterdam and attract the attention of top dog John the Rat, their friendship is tested as they are plunged into the dark and seedy depths of the rave underworld.
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On Christmas Eve, Jodie (Cocker) is dropped off to spend the holidays with her estranged mother Beth (McIntosh) in Liverpool. And their first meeting doesn't go well, as Beth is with a man, Kieran (Dooley), she only met the night before.
Jodie leaves to stay with a friend (Baglow), and before anyone knows what's happened, the neighbourhood is cordoned off by heavily armed commandos. Details are scarce, but a vicious killer is on the loose. As carnage spreads, Beth and Kieran are going to have to work together.
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Mona (Nathalie Press) is a disaffected teen living in the English countryside. Feeling alienated from her ex-con born-again brother Phil (Paddy Considine) who's turned their family bar into a makeshift church, she strikes up a friendship with Tamsin (Emily Blunt), a boarding school student at home for the summer. Tamsin, too, has some grief in her life. Her unfaithful father never gives her the time of day, and she has yet to get over the death of her sister. Tamsin and Mona's combined disillusionment and loneliness slowly turns to affection, and the two begin a passionate affair.
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