When nature fights back, a destructive couple’s camping weekend turns into a nightmare. A powerful, gleeful, harsh metaphor for a dead-end way of life, a masterpiece of Ozploitation, and a favourite of Tarantino.
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...
| 97 minutes | 1978
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