"Everyone agreed that the day was just right for the picnic to Hanging Rock a shimmering summer morning warm and still, with cicadas shrilling. "
St. Valentine s Day, in the midst of the hot summer of 1900, a party of schoolgirls went on a picnic to Hanging Rock.
Some were never to return.
An Australian classic, the disappearance of three girls and a schoolteacher at Hanging Rock has captivated and intrigued audiences for generations. Jacqueline McKenzie s interpretation of the bestselling novel captures all of the beauty of the Rock and illustrates the eerie sense of the unknown for which the story is legendary.