Picnic at Hanging Rock

Movie review by Brian Costello, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Eerie, haunting film hints at violence and sexuality.

PG 1979 107 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 1 review

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Community Reviews

age 13+

Eerie and otherwordly

Atmospheric story set in Australia during the late Victorian era. A suicide and some of the haunting hanging rock sequences make it inappropriate for young children. Any so called sexual undertones that some critics carry on about are well hidden and its more of a science fiction film about the meaning of time and reality.
age 14+

Brilliantly made the story to this day is thought to be a true story (complete fiction) but so believable. It has some sections that could be haunting to a younger child. I really enjoyed this book and movie by about age 14 i could really understand it.

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