Natalie Dormer (Game of Thrones) leads a dazzling ensemble cast in this adaptation of the acclaimed Australian novel. On Valentine's Day, 1900, three schoolgirls and their governess vanish under mysterious circumstances while on an outing. The subsequent investigation exposes long-held secrets, as the students, families and staff of the school reckon with growing paranoia—and the possibility that some answers are beyond our grasp. 6 episodes, 5 hrs, 2 DVDs or Blu-ray discs, SDH. Mature audiences.
Mysterious widow Hester Appleyard arrives in Australia and starts a school for young ladies. But six years later, something unthinkable happens to three of her students.
Three pupils and a governess have disappeared. As locals search for the missing, an aristocratic Englishman—the last to see the girls—makes a shocking discovery.
The Rothschild heiress has been found but remembers nothing. As rumors spread, the sergeant begins investigating the college, intensifying Hester's paranoia.
Hester struggles to contain mounting hysteria, and a mysterious visitor summons memories of her dark past. Meanwhile, orphan girl Sara seeks escape from the college.
The French governess grows suspicious of Mrs. Appleyard's erratic behavior, especially when Sara suddenly leaves school. The sergeant seeks a last interview with Irma.
Believing her vengeful husband is behind the disappearances, Hester prepares to flee. The truth of her haunted past and the secret lives of the missing girls are exposed.
Natalie Dormer, Samara Weaving, and other cast members talk about their characters, favorite scenes, and more. (20 min.)
The director, writer, producer designer, and other crew members talk about the inspiration for the series, shooting at Hanging Rock, and more. (24 min).
Watch behind-the-scenes footage from various shooting locations including Hanging Rock, Newport Railway, Werribee Mansion, and more (37 min.)
Run Time: 5 ½ hours
Number of discs: 2
Foreign Language Subtitles: No
Color or B&W: Color
Region Code: 1
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Audio Format: 5.1 Dolby Digital
Content disclaimer: Contains strong language, sexual situations, violence, nudity, and disturbing images
• Natalie Dormer (Game of Thrones, The Hunger Games films)
• Don Hany (East West 101)
• Samara Weaving (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri)
• Anna McGahan (The Doctor Blake Mysteries)
• Yael Stone (Orange Is the New Black)
"Dreamy…tantalizing…wonderful" — The Guardian (UK)
"Absolutely gorgeous" — IndieWire
"Immensely satisfying" — Deadline
"Eerie and haunting…a nightmare that you'll be eager to dive into" — Variety