Picnic At Hanging Rock

Picnic At Hanging Rock

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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".

1975Rating: PG115 minsAustralia
DramaMysteryClassic

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Picnic At Hanging Rock | Awards

Award Winner
Best Cinematography, BAFTA Awards 1977

Picnic At Hanging Rock | Reviews

90%42 reviews

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

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The New York Times

The New York Times

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

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

A film of haunting mystery and buried sexual hysteria.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

By turns fascinating and mysterious.

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Picnic At Hanging Rock | Release Details

Picnic At Hanging Rock is available to stream in New Zealand now on Apple TV.