Peter Weir, Picnic at Hanging Rock, 1975 (still); photo: courtesy Photofest
Film

Picnic at Hanging Rock

Part of Modern Cinema: Haunted!

Phyllis Wattis Theater, Floor 1

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Introduced by John Smalley, librarian at the San Francisco Public Library

A Valentine’s Day picnic goes wrong when a group of schoolgirls and their teacher vanish without a trace. Based on Joan Lindsay’s eponymous 1967 novel, Picnic at Hanging Rock fills the Australian landscape with mystique and electric sensual repression.

Print source: Janus Films


Film Details

Director: Peter Weir

Year: 1975

Running time: 115 minutes

Country: Australia

Format: 35mm


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