Picnic at Hanging Rock Poster

Release Date: June 26th, 1998

DVD Release Date: November 3rd, 1998

PG|1 hr 50 min

Plot Summary
In the early 1900s, Miranda (Anne Lambert) attends a girls boarding school in Australia. One Valentine's Day, the school's typically strict headmistress (Rachel Roberts) treats the girls to a picnic field trip to an unusual but scenic volcanic formation called Hanging Rock. Despite rules against it, Miranda and several other girls venture off. It's not until the end of the day that the faculty realizes the girls and one of the teachers (Vivean Gray) have disappeared mysteriously.

Cast: Rachel Roberts, Dominic Guard, Helen Morse, Jacki Weaver, Vivean Gray, Kirsty Child, Anne Louise Lambert

Director: Peter Weir

Genres: Mystery, Drama

Production Co: Australian Film Commission

Keywords: Police officer, Rescue, Mystery, Emotional, School, Growing up


Nominated Soundtrack
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1976)
Nominated Cinematography
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1976)
Nominated Costume Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1976)