Picnic At Hanging Rock

Picnic At Hanging Rock

Picnic At Hanging Rock

Peter Weir's classic mystery, the story of the disappearance of several schoolgirls and their teacher during a picnic to Hanging Rock in central Victoria, Australia, on St Valentine's Day in 1900. Their unexplained vanishing haunts the local community. Described by Roger Ebert as a film of "haunting mystery and buried sexual hysteria".

Best Cinematography, BAFTA Awards 1977
1975Rating: PG, Adult themes115 minsAustralia
DramaMysteryClassic
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The New York Times

The New York Times

press

The story provides Mr. Weir with material for a kind of Australian horror-romance that recalls Nathaniel Hawthorne's preoccupation with the spiritual and moral heritage of his own New England landscape.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

press

Infused with a dark and recondite beauty, his superb 1975 adaptation has played a huge role in sustaining the legend of Lindsay's story...

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

press

A film of haunting mystery and buried sexual hysteria.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

By turns fascinating and mysterious.

5.0
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The New York Times

The New York Times

press

The story provides Mr. Weir with material for a kind of Australian horror-romance that recalls Nathaniel Hawthorne's preoccupation with the spiritual and moral heritage of his own New England landscape.

0
The Guardian

The Guardian

press

Infused with a dark and recondite beauty, his superb 1975 adaptation has played a huge role in sustaining the legend of Lindsay's story...

0
Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

press

A film of haunting mystery and buried sexual hysteria.

0
Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

By turns fascinating and mysterious.

5.0
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