Long Weekend
Long Weekend (1979)

An Australian couple sets off on a weekend to the coast in this psychological thriller. Peter (John Hargreaves) and Marcia (Briony Behets) are at each other's throats from the moment they pull out of the driveway, as Peter sneaks his… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 27, 2005
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69%


Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Noel Murray
The Dissolve

There's a boldness in Eggleston's choice to let almost the entire last half-hour play out without dialogue, and in the clever ways they illustrate the couple's dangerous callousness.

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Anton Bitel
Eye for Film

Colin Eggleston takes the premise of nature's revenge to its most mysterious and over-determined limits.

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Brian Orndorf
Blu-ray.com

Eggleston orchestrates an unforgettable downward spiral of sanity, with villainy agreeably dimensional and the great outdoors ruined forever.

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Bill Gibron
DVDTalk.com

Proving that a lot of great cinema came out of the Australian scene circa the 1970s, Long Weekend [claims] its place as a legitimate member of the masterful macabre.

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Paul Chambers
Movie Chambers

Long Weekend" is an uneven thriller from the Australian outback that does have its amusing points.

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Flixster Audience Score: 69% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
Long Weekend is a different type of nature gone wild movie, as it doesn't involve a killer creature, but nature itself, and mixes a heavy dose of… More
Dean King
A weird and bizarre film as a couples weekend goes from bad to worse. Well worth a look. Actually made in 1978 from what I remember. It's very different… More
Anthony Lawrie
One of my favourite horror films. Very original and very frightening, this one will stay with you for a while after watching. Mother nature kicks ass!
David Sayers
A film that surprised me. This was an excellent suspense thriller/horror that kept me on the edge of my seat throughout. Both of the leads are excellent but… More
Ken Stachnik
Great movie. A Character driven suspense piece. This is not a horror movie (although its been sold as one), it is neither gory nor does it rely on cheep shocks… More
Robert Fearon
MIFF '08: And so begins my favourite time of year - MIFF month! To kick off the festival, I saw Long Weekend - an Australian thriller from the 70s about… More