Picnic at Hanging Rock

Factual error: The 14th of February 1900 was a Wednesday, not a Saturday.

Factual error: When the girls are riding through the town you can see telephone poles in the distance. Telephone poles were not introduced to Australia in 1924 and the movie is said to have been taken place in early 1900.

Miss McCraw: This we do for pleasure, so that we may shortly be at the mercy of venomous snakes and poisonous ants. How foolish can human creatures be.

Edith: Tell us.
Pupil #1: Yes Irma, tell us.
Pupil #2: Tell us, Irma.

Marion: A surprising number of human beings are without purpose, though it is probable that they are performing some function unknown to themselves.

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