Retro Review: Long Weekend

Written by David Morgan-Brown: Made in the same tradition as The Birds and Frogs, Long Weekend is a horror film where nature attacks. Unlike the two mentioned films, there’s no specific creature in this, just the outback itself, with its multiple annoyances and critters turning against its human prey. This 1978 horror film has slowly…

Interview: Richard Brennan

Film producers in Australia don’t come bigger than Richard Brennan. He’s worked on a bunch of incredible Australian films including Mad Dog Morgan, Newsfront and The Last Goodbye. Cinema Australia recently had the pleasure of chatting with Richard ahead of Monday night’s Australian Revelations screening of his 1978 film Long Weekend in Perth. You can hear the interview…

Colin Eggleston’s Long Weekend announced for the next Australian Revelations

Continuing its succession of sold out screenings, Revelation Perth International Film Festival has announced its next screening title Australian Revelations is a celebration of Australian film via monthly screenings and one of Australia’s great thriller classics – Long Weekend – will headline the Monday 26 October event. Released in 1978, Colin Eggleston’s film is a taut two-hander starring the acclaimed John Hargreaves and…