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Director:
Writer:
Everett De Roche (original screenplay)
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Release Date:
29 March 1979 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
They are trespassers. Will they survive their LONG WEEKEND [Australia Theatrical] See more »
Plot:
When a suburban couple go camping for the weekend at a remote beach, they discover that nature isn't in an accommodating mood. | Add synopsis »
Awards:
5 wins See more »
User Reviews:
lost Aussie masterpiece!!! See more (50 total) »

Cast

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John Hargreaves ... Peter
Briony Behets ... Marcia
Mike McEwen ... Truck Driver
Roy Day ... Old Man
Michael Aitkens ... Bartender
Sue Kiss von Soly ... City girl

Directed by
Colin Eggleston 
 
Writing credits
Everett De Roche (original screenplay)

Produced by
Richard Brennan .... executive producer
Colin Eggleston .... producer
 
Original Music by
Michael Carlos 
 
Cinematography by
Vincent Monton 
 
Film Editing by
Brian Kavanagh 
 
Production Design by
Lawrence Eastwood 
 
Costume Design by
Kevin Regan 
 
Production Management
Julie Monton .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Tom Burstall .... first assistant director
Ross Hamilton .... second assistant director
Chris Maudson .... third assistant director
 
Sound Department
Peter Burgess .... sound editor
Phil Judd .... sound re-recording mixer
John Phillips .... sound
 
Visual Effects by
Roger Cowland .... visual effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Louis Irving .... camera operator
David Parker .... still photographer
 
Editorial Department
Ken Sallows .... assistant film editor
David Block .... colorist (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Lynn Gailey .... production secretary
Bill Gooley .... laboratory liaison
Jan Tyrrell .... continuity
 

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97 min (original version)
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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Trivia:
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:
Errors in geography: 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 »
Quotes:
Peter:I'm sorry if we got...
Marcia:Shh!
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Ban the Sadist Videos! (2005) (V)See more »

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16 out of 23 people found the following review useful.
lost Aussie masterpiece!!!, 23 July 1999
Author: floyd-27 from australia

Everyone carries on about Mad Max and Picnic at Hanging Rock when they get into Aussie movies. Though this is a forgotten treasure. Very creepy in parts, downright scary as hell in others (without using common shock tactics found throughout cinema today). Magnificent acting, magnificent score, magnificent direction and photography make this a winner of a movie that unluckily will never be seen by most people.

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