Picnic at Hanging Rock [Director’s Cut]

1975, Australia, 108m, 35mm

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Screened January 18–21, 2020

The great Weir’s career breakthrough came with this lulling yet roiling fugue into the female psyche as it exists in the material world. Based on Joan Lindsay’s novel — itself purportedly inspired by an actual unsolved case — and breathtakingly shot on Australian locations by BAFTA Award-winning cinematographer Russell Boyd. In 1900, a boarding school for women run by Rachel Roberts sets a field trip from which three students and a teacher do not return…

A film by Peter Weir