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Picnic at Hanging Rock


Rachel Roberts, Vivean Gray, Helen Morse, Kirsty Child View All


Peter Weir (Director), Clifford Green (Screenplay) View All

Release: Sep. 2nd, 1975
Runtime: 1 hour, 55 minutes
In the early 1900s, Miranda attends a girls boarding school in Australia. One Valentine's Day, the school's typically strict headmistress treats the girls to a picnic field trip to an unusual but scenic volcanic formation called Hanging Rock. Despite rules against it, Miranda and several other girls venture off. It's not until the end of the day that the faculty realizes the girls and one of the teachers have disappeared mysteriously.
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Boyd had talent, and it shows throughout Picnic at Hanging Rock - the way he makes the rock itself loom over all who go near it, and the mysterious quality he lends the place through his use of natural lighting (especially during the picnic itself, which was filmed day after day at exactly the right....
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Premise: On Valentine's Day 1900, a group of Australian college school girls journey to Hanging Rock for a leisurely picnic in the country.
Valentine's Day, where three young girls and a teacher disappear without a trace while on a school picnic at Hanging Rock, Victoria, leaving the worried town desperately trying to solve the mystery.Thoughts: Based on Joan Lindsay's novel of the same name, "Picnic at Hanging Rock" manages to turn an ....
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