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Picnic at Hanging Rock
Directed by:
Peter Weir

Released on November 02 of 1976 in the USA, "Picnic at Hanging Rock" (also known as "Picnic a Hanging Rock", "Picknick am Valentinstag") is a Drama/Mystery film directed by Peter Weir, and written by Cliff Green (screenplay) , starring Rachel Roberts, Vivean Gray, Helen Morse, Kirsty Child, Jacki Weaver and Frank Gunnell.

On St. Valentine's Day in 1900 a party of schoolgirls set out to picnic at Hanging Rock. ...Some were never to return.

Who is the director of "Picnic at Hanging Rock":

Picnic at Hanging Rock was directed by Peter Weir, an Australian director, writer, producer, and actor.

Before making Picnic at Hanging Rock, Peter Weir had directed Homesdale, released in 1971. Since, he directed The Last Wave, released in 1977, Gallipoli (1981), The Year of Living Dangerously (1982), The Mosquito Coast (1986), Dead Poets Society (1989), and Green Card (1990).

When was "Picnic at Hanging Rock" released:

Picnic at Hanging Rock was first released in the United States on Tuesday, November 02, 1976.. This was forty-three (43) years ago.

It has been released on Sunday, October 31, 1976 in the United Kingdom; August, 1976 in Canada; Wednesday, March 30, 1977 in France; Sunday, July 24, 1977 in Germany; July, 1976 in Italy; Friday, August 08, 1975 in Australia and on April, 1986 in Japan.

What is the casting of "Picnic at Hanging Rock":

At the casting of Picnic at Hanging Rock we find Rachel Roberts, previously seen in Murder on the Orient Express (1974) and O Lucky Man! (1973); Vivean Gray (Libido (1973)); Helen Morse (Petersen (1974), Stone (1974)) [ more... ]

  • Helen Morse and Jacki Weaver also appeared together in Caddie, released in 1976.
  • Jacki Weaver and Helen Morse also appeared together in Petersen, released in 1974.

What is the Storyline of "Picnic at Hanging Rock":

The screenplay, adapted by Green from Lindsay's novel, tells the story of the mysterious disappearance of three schoolgirls and their teacher during a picnic at a geological formation known as Hanging Rock on Valentine's Day in 1900. The reason for their disappearance, whether by human, natural or supernatural agency, is never discovered, but their disappearance has a profound effect upon everybody in their community.

The film begins in an English girls' school in the Australian bush. The school is [...]

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