Helen Morse in Picnic at Hanging Rock
Helen Morse as Mademoiselle Dianne de Poitiers, the French and Dancing mistress at Appleyard College in Picnic at Hanging Rock.
She carries a parasol and wears a straw boater and an Edwardian gown of cream silk with a lace collar. She is supervising the students at Hanging Rock during their picnic on St Valentine's Day, 1900.
Based on the classic novel by Joan Lindsay, Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975) was a critical and popular success that helped establish director Peter Weir’s international reputation and Australia’s place in world cinema.