Picnic at Hanging Rock

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Picnic at Hanging Rock
Directed byPeter Weir
Produced byExecutive producer:
A. John Graves
Patricia Lovell
Hal McElroy
Jim McElroy
Written byNovel:
Joan Lindsay
Cliff Green
StarringAnne-Louise Lambert
Rachel Roberts
Vivean Gray
Helen Morse
Kirsty Child
Dominic Guard
Music byNon-original music:
Johann Sebastian Bach
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ludwig van Beethoven
CinematographyRussell Boyd
Edited byMax Lemon
Distributed byGreater Union (AUS)
G.T.O. Films (UK)
Atlantic Releasing (US)
Release date
8 August 1975 (1975-08-08)
United Kingdom:
31 October 1976 (1976-10-31)
United States:
November 1976 (Chicago International Film Festival)
2 February 1979 (1979-02-02) (wide)
Running time
115 minutes

Picnic at Hanging Rock is a 1975 Australian drama movie. It was directed by Peter Weir. It stars Anne-Louise Lambert, Helen Morse, Rachel Roberts and Vivean Gray. The movie is from the book Picnic at Hanging Rock, by author Joan Lindsay.

The film tells the story of the disappearance of several schoolgirls and their teacher. They disappear during a picnic to Hanging Rock, Victoria, on St. Valentine's Day in 1900. The movie shows the effect on the local community.

Picnic at Hanging Rock made $5,120,000 in ticket sales in Australia.[1]

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  1. "Film Victoria - Australian Films at the Australian Box Office" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-02-18. Retrieved 2012-05-04.

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