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Long Weekend (1978)

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When a suburban couple go camping for the weekend at a remote beach, they discover that nature isn't in an accommodating mood.

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Complete credited cast:
John Hargreaves ...
Peter
Briony Behets ...
Marcia
Mike McEwen ...
Truck Driver
Roy Day ...
Old Man
Michael Aitkens ...
Bartender
Sue Kiss von Soly ...
City girl
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When a suburban couple go camping for the weekend at a remote beach, they discover that nature isn't in an accommodating mood.

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They are trespassers. Will they survive their LONG WEEKEND [Australia Theatrical] See more »


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29 March 1979 (USA)  »

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Dlugi weekend  »

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According to the DVD Audio Commentary, this film's lead actor John Hargreaves is buried with the Medalla Sitges en Plata de Ley Actor's Award that he won for this film from the Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival. See more »

Goofs

There are a couple of shots of a Tasmanian Devil shortly after the couple arrive at the campsite. As the name suggests, Tassie Devils live only in Tasmania. Yet the beach/camping scenes were filmed in Bega, NSW, which is a long way away, and separated by a large stretch of ocean. See more »

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One of those forgotten diamonds
18 May 2003 | by (Lelystad, The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Most of the people who visit IMDb will have some childhood memories about a movie they saw ones on television. When you'r young, most of the time you only remember the images. At the age of 35 I certainly remember The Long Weekend. Maybe it was my age... but in my memory it was spooky and had a very surprising and sudden ending. I always wondered what the title of the movie was. Thanks to the internet I know it was this one. I recently bought the DVD and watched it again. A little bit disappointing.. but I am glad I watched it again.

Rob

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