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Tracks (2013)

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A young woman goes on a 1,700-mile trek across the deserts of West Australia with four camels and her faithful dog.

Director:

John Curran

Writers:

Marion Nelson (screenplay), Robyn Davidson (book)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lily Pearl ... Young Robyn
Mia Wasikowska ... Robyn
Philip Dodd ... Publican
Fiona Press ... Publican's Wife
Daisy Walkabout Daisy Walkabout ... Ada
Rainer Bock ... Kurt
Felicity Steel Felicity Steel ... Gladdy
John Flaus ... Sallay
Ian Conway Ian Conway ... Chilpi
Evan Casey Evan Casey ... Evan
David Pearce David Pearce ... David
Jessica Tovey ... Jenny
Darcy Crouch Darcy Crouch ... Tolly
Brendan Maclean Brendan Maclean ... Peter (as Brendan MacLean)
Jamie Timony Jamie Timony ... Bernard
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A young woman goes on a 1,700-mile trek across the deserts of West Australia with four camels and her faithful dog.

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A journey the world thought was impossible, will become an adventure that will change her life forever. See more »

Genres:

Biography | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, some partial nudity, disturbing images and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The central character of Robyn Davidson was portrayed by two actresses. They were Lily Pearl as the young Robyn and Mia Wasikowska as the older Robyn. See more »

Goofs

Robyn drops her compass, a personal heirloom and crucial navigational tool. When she notices this, she retraces her tracks some significant distance and finds it. As soon as she finds it, she becomes unable to follow the now-doubly-traveled tracks back to rejoin her camels (even with her compass) relying on her dog to lead her. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Robyn: Dear sir, I am planning to walk across the Australian desert from Alice Springs to the Indian Ocean. A distance of 2,000 miles. The trip will take six to seven months. There are herds of feral camels roaming freely throughout Central Australia, and my idea was to capture a few and train them to carry my gear.
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Crazy Credits

The initial credits are shown over original photos from the "Tracks" book and the National Geographic article. The photos, taken by Rick Smolan, show Robyn Davidson during the actual walk. See more »

Connections

Featured in At the Movies: Venice Film Festival 2013 (2013) See more »

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Written and performed by Garth Stevenson and Annie Lynch
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Great film, it will drive you.
17 August 2014 | by Stan-K97See all my reviews

Tracks follows other films about individuals pushing limits and seeking purpose and adventure. It is tastefully and cleverly executed with talented performance by the lead Mia Wasikowska.

Two short points about this movie.

1) It is exceptional for its ability to draw you into the journey across the desert. Some of the hallucinations etc are tedious but necessary to fill gaps as there are not many characters. The cinematography does the desert and journey justice.

2) In a largely male dominated genre finally a female inspires as the lead character of a adventure story.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English | Aboriginal

Release Date:

6 March 2014 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Tracks See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$21,544, 21 September 2014

Gross USA:

$510,007

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$5,853,509
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.40 : 1
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