Picnic at Hanging Rock
One Valentine's Day, a girls boarding school's typically strict headmistress treats the girls to a picnic field trip to an unusual but scenic volcanic formation called Hanging Rock. During the picnic, a few students and a teacher vanish without a trace and their absence frustrates and haunts the people left behind.
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August 30, 2010 A poetic and enigmatic drama that's a classic of Australian cinema.Read in Source
Common Sense Media
May 11, 2012 Eerie, haunting film hints at violence and sexuality.Read in Source
August 30, 2010 This horrific tale is told with marvelous shadowy indirection and delicate lyricism.Read in Source
January 01, 2000 A film of haunting mystery and buried sexual hysteria.Read in Source
San Francisco Chronicle
January 01, 2000 One of the most hauntingly beautiful mysteries ever created on film.Read in Source
June 23, 2014 Picnic At Hanging Rock is determined to keep its secrets to itself. Yet it's as beguiling as films come.Read in Source
June 24, 2006 The result is little more than a discreetly artistic horror film.Read in Source
New York Times
January 15, 2005 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.
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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