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Film Review: Long Weekend (1978)

SYNOPSIS: “The story concerns a couple, Peter (John Hargreaves) and Marcia (Briony Behets) who, along with their dog, go for a weekend camping trip. The pair show incredible disrespect for nature, especially Peter, such as polluting, killing a Dugong, throwing lit cigarette butts in dry bush, and spraying insecticide, among other transgressions. As tensions between the couple escalate, nature is …

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Film Review: Long Weekend (1978)

SYNOPSIS: When a suburban couple go camping for the weekend at a remote beach, they discover that nature isn’t in an accommodating mood. REVIEW: Australian cinema has often lumped in unfairly with the state of British cinema. Both countries being incapable of producing anything other than kitchen sink dramas and gritty flicks about gangsters in a spot of bovver. Even …

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