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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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Colin Eggleston

Writer:

Everett De Roche (original screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
John Hargreaves ... Peter
Briony Behets ... Marcia
Mike McEwen Mike McEwen ... Truckie
Roy Day Roy Day ... Old Fisherman
Michael Aitkens Michael Aitkens ... Barman
Sue Kiss von Soly 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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Their crime was against nature...Nature found them guilty. [DVD Australia] See more »


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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 March 1979 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Largo fin de semana See more »

Filming Locations:

Tasmania, Australia See more »

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Budget:

AUD 270,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

(original)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Except for the night car driving scenes in the start of the movie (filmed in a garage), this movie was filmed entirely on location. See more »

Quotes

Peter: I'm sorry if we got...
Marcia: Shh!
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The closing credits appear over a shot of the wilderness vegetation growing around the harpoon impaling Marcia. See more »

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One of those forgotten diamonds
18 May 2003 | by tintintinSee 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

The Netherlands


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