Long Weekend
Long Weekend (1979)

In this mystery a troubled couple goes camping in the forest to relax and work out their differences. Things do not turn out as planned.

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 29, 1979
DVD Release Date: September 27, 2005
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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

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

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Bill Gibron

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: 67% 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
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
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