The Inscrutable Mysteries of ‘Picnic at Hanging Rock’ (1975) and ‘Lake Mungo’ (2008)

In storytelling, we’re obsessed with the process of solving mysteries. Detective fiction has been around since the birth of the novel and you can’t turn on your television without seeing reruns of five different whodunnits or procedural shows. Writers can provide us with the smallest crumbs of clues and still completely hook us, leading us on towards the final, ultimate reveal. Because a mystery is not whole without its resolution.

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