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Picnic at Hanging Rock Movie Review Summary

Actors: Rachel Roberts, Helen Morse

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PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK is a movie directed in 1975 by australian director Peter Weir in his native country.
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A group of young school girls disappears while climbing Hanging Rock at the end of the XIXth century. In spite of long searches, nobody saw these girls again. Musical background by Gheorghe Zamfir and his flute.

A haunting masterpiece and the best movie of the director of THE TRUMAN SHOW.
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler



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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1600 to 1899 Wandering in wilderness    -   Yes Ethnic/Regional/Gender story?    -   Yes Ethnic/region/relig    -   Australian (mate!)

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a teen

Setting

Asia/Pacific/Middle East    -   Yes Asian country:    -   Australia Mountains/Cliffs    -   Yes Desert?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   school

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Is this movie based on a    -   book

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