Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975/2018)

Side-by-side, shot-for-shot comparisons between different adaptations of the same work, originals and remakes, and works based on the same events. These videos are intended to illustrate the the unique vision of filmmakers and the variety of choices possible when creating a film or television show even when starting with the same source.

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Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975)
Directed by Peter Weir
Screenplay by Cliff Green
Based on the novel by Joan Lindsay
Cinematography by Russell Boyd
Art Direction by David Copping

Picnic at Hanging Rock (2018)
Showrunner: Larysa Kondracki
Series Writers: Beatrix Christian and Alice Addison
Based on the novel by Joan Lindsay
Cinematography by Garry Phillips
Production Design by Josephine Ford


 First edition novel cover

First edition novel cover