THE MOVIE
SOUNDTRACK
DELETED SCENES
OUT-TAKES
ORIGINAL ENDING
FILM LOCATIONS
PETER WEIR
JOAN LINDSAY
STORY OF PICNIC
AFTER THE PICNIC
HANGING ROCK
NEWSPAPERS
Q&A WITH ANNE LAMBERT
IN LOVING MEMORY
MY COLLECTION

 

TV SERIES
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EPISODE GUIDE
SOUNDTRACK

THE WEBMASTER

PETER WEIR

Peter Weir is an Australian film director. He was a leading figure in the Australian New Wave cinema movement (1970-1990), with films such as the mystery drama "Picnic at Hanging Rock" (1975), the supernatural thriller "The Last Wave" (1977) and the historical drama "Gallipoli" (1981).

After the success of "The Year of Living Dangerously", Weir directed a diverse group of American and international films covering most genres, Many of them major box office hits—including Academy Award nominated films such as the thriller "Witness" (1985), the drama "Dead Poets Society" (1989), the romantic comedy Green Card (1990), "The Truman Show" (1998) and the epic historical drama "Master and Commander" (2003). For his work on these five films, Weir personally accrued six Academy Award nominations as either a director, writer or producer.
















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