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AUSTRALIA | 97 minutes | 1978

An Australian couple heads out for a camping trip in an idyllic spot. They’re neurotic, egotistical urbanites, who can find nothing better to do than take out their frustrations on nature: over-the-top bug repellent, pollution, a hunting rifle and everyday sadism pile up until the environment fights back against the parasites. A favourite of Tarantino, Long Weekend is a masterpiece of the Ozploitation genre. Driven by unrelenting suspense, an unforgettably dreamlike production design and a love of gory details, Colin Eggleston’s metaphorical depiction of modern life rushing headlong toward self-destruction is as hard-hitting as ever.

Presented by URBANIA

Programs

Monday October 14, 2019

Program #119
13:00
Cinémathèque - Salle Principale

Colin Eggleston

No biography

distribution and credits

  • Screenplay Everett De Roche
  • Producer Colin Eggleston
  • Cast John Hargreaves, Briony Behets, Mike McEwen

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