Picnic at Hanging Rock

Mrs Appleyard is the strict headmistress of a girls’ boarding school who watches over the moral education of her charges like a hawk. When her own far from prudish past catches up with her, three of her students mysteriously disappear.
by Larysa Kondracki
with Natalie Dormer, Yael Stone, Lola Bessis, Lily Sullivan, Madeleine Madden, Samara Weaving, Inez Currõ, Harrison Gilbertson, Ruby Rees
Australia 2017 English 105’ Colour


  • Natalie Dormer (Mrs Hester Appleyard)
  • Yael Stone (Miss Dora Lumley)
  • Lola Bessis (Mademoiselle Dianne de Poitiers)
  • Lily Sullivan (Miranda Reid)
  • Madeleine Madden (Marion Quade)
  • Samara Weaving (Irma Leopold)
  • Inez Currõ (Sara Waybourne)
  • Harrison Gilbertson (Michael Fitzhubert)
  • Ruby Rees (Edith Horton)


Director Larysa Kondracki episodes 1-3
Screenplay Beatrix Christian, Alice Addison
Cinematography Garry Phillips
Editing Geoff Hitchins
Music Ceszary Skubiszewski
Sound Ann Aucote Sound Recordist, Paul Pirola Sound Supervisor, Frank Lipson Sound Designer, Andrew Neil Sound Mixer
Production Design Jo Ford
Producers Brett Popplewell, Antonia Barnard
Executive Producers Jo Porter, Anthony Ellis, Penny Win
Script Producer Beatrix Christian
Broadcaster Foxtel North Ryde
, Production investment by Screen Australia and Film Victoria Production investment by Screen Australia and Film Victoria

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