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Picnic at Hanging Rock was written by Joan Lindsay in 1967 and made into a very moody and memorable movie by director Peter Weir in 1975. Now, a new TV miniseries picks up the story of an ill-fated picnic in rural, turn-of-the-century Australia. Xinger Xanger Photography /Amazon Prime Video hide caption

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Venture Into The Australian Wilderness For A Chilling 'Picnic At Hanging Rock'

As the story goes, on Valentine's Day 1900, several students and their teacher slipped away from a holiday picnic and never returned. Amazon's new six-part TV miniseries explores the legend.

Picnic at Hanging Rock was written by Joan Lindsay in 1967 and made into a very moody and memorable movie by director Peter Weir in 1975. Now, a new TV miniseries picks up the story of an ill-fated picnic in rural, turn-of-the-century Australia. Xinger Xanger Photography /Amazon Prime Video hide caption

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Venture Into The Australian Wilderness For A Chilling 'Picnic At Hanging Rock'

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From WHYY in Philadelphia