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Friday Night Films

Picnic at Hanging Rock

1975, cert. PG

8.7.2011

Picnic at Hanging Rock

1975 / 115 mins. / Cert. PG


Friday 8 July / 6.30pm / £5 (concessions £3)

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Picnic at Hanging Rock is a 1975 Australian mystery film directed by Peter Weir, adapted from the novel of the same name. It became one of the first Australian films to reach an international audience, receiving international acclaim and commercial popularity, and thus has an important place in both cinematic and Australian history. 

 

Plot

The screenplay, adapted by Green from Lindsay's novel, tells the story of the disappearance of three schoolgirls and their teacher during a picnic at a geological formation known as Hanging Rock on Valentine's Day in 1900. The reason for their disappearance is never discovered, but the mystery has a profound effect on everybody in their community.

 

Genres

Drama / Mystery / Thriller

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