Boo comes to the rescue
9:04

Boo comes to the rescue

Clip from To Kill A Mockingbird

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9-10
11-12
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The reclusive Boo Radley saves the Finch kids from Bob Ewell, teaching Scout to judge people by actions not reputation.

The reclusive Boo Radley saves the Finch kids from Bob Ewell, teaching Scout to judge people by actions not reputation.

Scout is taught empathy
5:50

Scout is taught empathy

Clip from To Kill A Mockingbird

Media arts

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
After starting a fight at school, Scout learns it's a sin to kill a mockingbird and is taught to see things from another's perspective.

After starting a fight at school, Scout learns it's a sin to kill a mockingbird and is taught to see things from another's perspective.

Finch family faces down lynch mob
5:59

Finch family faces down lynch mob

Clip from To Kill A Mockingbird

Media arts

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The Finch family stands up to a lynch mob intent on taking Atticus' client, Tom Robinson.

The Finch family stands up to a lynch mob intent on taking Atticus' client, Tom Robinson.

Atticus' closing argument
6:56

Atticus' closing argument

Clip from To Kill A Mockingbird

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9-10
11-12
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In summing up his defence, Atticus links Tom's case to the racial prejudices of the Alabama town.

In summing up his defence, Atticus links Tom's case to the racial prejudices of the Alabama town.

Scout learns the value of innocence
4:10

Scout learns the value of innocence

Clip from To Kill A Mockingbird

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9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Atticus and the sheriff discuss the morality of revealing Boo's actions as Scout learns the value of innocence.

Atticus and the sheriff discuss the morality of revealing Boo's actions as Scout learns the value of innocence.

Finishing school, morality and gender roles
2:00

Finishing school, morality and gender roles

Clip from Picnic At Hanging Rock

Media Arts

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Miss Appleyard asks if Sarah has memorised the assigned poetry, Sarah remarks she has not because the poem makes no sense, suggesting she recite a poem she wrote to St ...

Miss Appleyard asks if Sarah has memorised the assigned poetry, Sarah remarks she has not because the poem makes no sense, suggesting she recite a poem she wrote to St Valentine. Realising the poem is about love, Miss Appleyard reprimands Sarah and insists she recites the assigned literature. Sarah declares she cannot learn it, refusing to answer why. Miss Appleyard leaves her to study, and Sarah thinks of Bertie and Miranda. The scene suggests the repression of nuanced sexual identity in Victor

The girls arrive at Hanging Rock
3:28

The girls arrive at Hanging Rock

Clip from Picnic At Hanging Rock

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7-8
9-10
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Already picnicking is young Englishman Michael Fitzhubert, his uncle and aunt and their driver, Albert. The young Fitzhubert and Albert share a drink, although social status ...

Already picnicking is young Englishman Michael Fitzhubert, his uncle and aunt and their driver, Albert. The young Fitzhubert and Albert share a drink, although social status divides them. The girls arrive at their picnic site and toast to St Valentine before slicing a cake. The scene portrays a sense of foreboding in its use of cinematography, sound and repressed sensuality.

Fitzhubert is consumed by Hanging Rock's mystery
7:20

Fitzhubert is consumed by Hanging Rock's mystery

Clip from Picnic At Hanging Rock

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7-8
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11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Fitzherbert attempts to map his location using paper markers, but the beguiling landscape and prehistoric atmosphere overcome him, and he falls asleep. As he sleeps, he senses ...

Fitzherbert attempts to map his location using paper markers, but the beguiling landscape and prehistoric atmosphere overcome him, and he falls asleep. As he sleeps, he senses the girls' whereabouts but is incapable of reaching them. Albert returns to the rock in search of Fitzhubert, finding him injured and changed. While Fitzhubert sits in the wagon he slips Albert a clue. Realising it relates to the girls, Albert runs up the outcrop, following the paper markers. At the peak, Albert discovers

Hysteria and strict Victorian etiquette
3:37

Hysteria and strict Victorian etiquette

Clip from Picnic At Hanging Rock

Media Arts

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Sara builds a shrine to Miranda and Mlle. De Poitiers worries about her emotional state. Later, Mlle. De Poitiers brings Irma into the dancing class to say goodbye to the ...

Sara builds a shrine to Miranda and Mlle. De Poitiers worries about her emotional state. Later, Mlle. De Poitiers brings Irma into the dancing class to say goodbye to the other girls. The girls, including Edith, become hysterical and yell at Irma for her lack of information. Mlle. De Poitiers then discovers Sara tie to the wall, an action the class teacher defends as for her own good.

Victorian etiquette hinders the case
2:07

Victorian etiquette hinders the case

Clip from Picnic At Hanging Rock

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7-8
9-10
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Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
A doctor inspects Irma and concludes that she is "intact", but remains baffled by her injuries. Later, the school maid discovers a clue but does not dare relay the information ...

A doctor inspects Irma and concludes that she is "intact", but remains baffled by her injuries. Later, the school maid discovers a clue but does not dare relay the information to the male inspectors, as it would be improper. The case is hindered by Victorian society's repression of gender and any suggestion of sexuality.

Miranda shows empathy toward Sara
1:36

Miranda shows empathy toward Sara

Clip from Picnic At Hanging Rock

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The girls reach and open peak on the rock. One of the girls teases Sarah for her poetry dedicated to Miranda; Miranda reminds them that Sarah is an orphan. Iran tells the ...

The girls reach and open peak on the rock. One of the girls teases Sarah for her poetry dedicated to Miranda; Miranda reminds them that Sarah is an orphan. Iran tells the girls of a doomed dear she once looked after.

A hypnotic spiritualism surrounds the rock
4:37

A hypnotic spiritualism surrounds the rock

Clip from Picnic At Hanging Rock

Media Arts

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Edith awakes from a nap to find the girls have removed their shoes and are wandering further into the rock. Marion and Miranda ponder the purpose of the world. The girls lay ...

Edith awakes from a nap to find the girls have removed their shoes and are wandering further into the rock. Marion and Miranda ponder the purpose of the world. The girls lay in the open air and creatures and bugs wander around them. The hypnotic music and rhythm of the cinematography of the environment to suggest the girls are beginning to entangle with Hanging Rock. When they wake, Miranda and the others start moving further into the outcrop, unresponsive to Edith's cries.

Class, family, gender and Hanging Rock
4:31

Class, family, gender and Hanging Rock

Clip from Picnic At Hanging Rock

Media Arts

7-8
9-10
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Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Albert and Fitzhubert watch the girls from afar. When Albert makes a crude remark Fitzhubert asks him to stop, and Albert responds, "I say them, you just think them". Albert ...

Albert and Fitzhubert watch the girls from afar. When Albert makes a crude remark Fitzhubert asks him to stop, and Albert responds, "I say them, you just think them". Albert then tells Fitzhubert about his childhood in an orphanage. Fitzherbert is captivated by the girls' angelic presence. Tension builds as the girls venture further into Hanging Rock's labyrinthine formation. Edith becomes upset but follows the girls into the dark recesses.

Mystery precedes their arrival at Hanging Rock
1:31

Mystery precedes their arrival at Hanging Rock

Clip from Picnic At Hanging Rock

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7-8
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The driver points out Hanging Rock and Miss McGraw delivers an eerie monologue about its the geological history. In response, a young girl quips it has been waiting a million ...

The driver points out Hanging Rock and Miss McGraw delivers an eerie monologue about its the geological history. In response, a young girl quips it has been waiting a million years "just for us".

Clocks, classic and strange phenomena
2:58

Clocks, classic and strange phenomena

Clip from Picnic At Hanging Rock

Media Arts

7-8
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Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Appleyard's carriage driver Ben Hussey realises his watch has stopped at 12 o'clock, as has Miss McGraw's. Miranda, Marion, Irma and Edith are permitted to explore the rock. ...

Appleyard's carriage driver Ben Hussey realises his watch has stopped at 12 o'clock, as has Miss McGraw's. Miranda, Marion, Irma and Edith are permitted to explore the rock. Miranda waves goodbye to Mlle. De Poitiers. Strong imagery of the natural environment is mixed with references to classic European paintings, giving the film a mesmerising and hypnotic quality.

Valentine's Day at the college
1:54

Valentine's Day at the college

Clip from Picnic At Hanging Rock

Media Arts

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Miranda sings into the mirror while brushing her hair. Miranda turns to Sara and invites her to visit her wonderful family in Queensland; Sarah shyly nods her desire to do so. ...

Miranda sings into the mirror while brushing her hair. Miranda turns to Sara and invites her to visit her wonderful family in Queensland; Sarah shyly nods her desire to do so. Concerned, Miranda reminds Sara to focuses her attention elsewhere. Sara looks hurt and confused. All the students excitedly celebrate St. Valentine's over breakfast. Sara is told that she won't be attending the school excursion. The scene shows the strong gender roles and propriety that marked the early 1900s.

Victorian sensibilities and deportment
2:41

Victorian sensibilities and deportment

Clip from Picnic At Hanging Rock

Media Arts

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The Appleyard College girls assemble outside the school, awaiting instruction from Miss Appleyard. Greeting the young students, Miss Appleyard reminds the girls of the dangers ...

The Appleyard College girls assemble outside the school, awaiting instruction from Miss Appleyard. Greeting the young students, Miss Appleyard reminds the girls of the dangers of Hanging Rock and advises that any "tomboy foolishness" will be punished. The young students are collected in a horse-drawn cart as Sara, who is not allowed to attend the picnic, watches on. Once past the local town, the young girls excitedly free themselves from their gloves.

Albert shares his dream and Sara is devastated by loss
8:39

Albert shares his dream and Sara is devastated by loss

Clip from Picnic At Hanging Rock

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7-8
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Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Mrs Appleyard informs Sara that her tuition fees are unpaid; therefore she will be returned to the orphanage. Albert reveals a recent dream he had about his kid sister, Sara. ...

Mrs Appleyard informs Sara that her tuition fees are unpaid; therefore she will be returned to the orphanage. Albert reveals a recent dream he had about his kid sister, Sara. The dream prophesies Sara's leaving. Back at the school, Mr Appleyard informs Mlle. De Poitiers of Sara's departure. During dinner, Mrs Appleyard expresses her anguish over the loss of Miss McGraw and her masculine intellect. The next morning Sara is found in the greenhouse dead as a result of suicide.