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Picnic at Hanging Rock, 1975.
Directed by Peter Weir.
At the turn of the twentieth century a group of Australian schoolgirls vanish upon entering a mysterious rock formation while picnicking on Valentine’s Day.
In filming the strange period tale based on the novel by author Joan Lindsay, filmmaker Peter Weir had to address a fundamental narrative problem. “With much of Picnic at Hanging Rock it was clearly dangerous ground I was treading on, given the audience’s preconditioning, with a mystery that had no solution. I had to supply an ambience so powerful that it would turn the audience’s attention from following the steps of the police investigation into another kind of film.” To accomplish this for his 1975 movie, »
2 items from 2011
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