Patrick Foley has been on the move all his life. Tired of drifting, he wants to spend his last days in an isolated Australian valley where he grew up. On his difficult journey he meets Shawn, a little desperate city-boy whose parents were killed in an accident in this remote inhospitable territory. Being unable to accompany the boy back to the civilized world he reluctantly takes him with him on his trip to that valley and teaches him in a rugged way how to survive ... Written by
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Did You Know?
This film's executive producer Stephen W. Sharmat
once announced a series of seven Australian-American movies to be filmed in Australia with plans to raise $45 million in finance from investors in Australia and overseas. The Earthling
(1980) was the first of these pictures and was the only one that actually got made. See more
When the camper smashes into the bottom of the ravine, it impacts on its side and the chassis is cleaved in two. In the next (close up) shot, where the boy has descended the cliff to sit by the rear bumper, the vehicle is simply pancaked upside down with an intact chassis. See more
Australian Customs Agent
Next please. Now what's the purpose of your visit?
Uh - passing through.