A young sister and brother are abandoned in the harsh Australian outback and must learn to cope in the natural world, without their usual comforts, in this hypnotic masterpiece from Nicolas Roeg. Along the way, they meet a young aborigine on his “walkabout,” a rite of passage in which adolescent boys are initiated into manhood by journeying into the wilderness alone. Walkabout is a thrilling adventure as well as a provocative rumination on time and civilization.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.2 out of 5
27 Ratings
27 Ratings

90% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 8.2/10
  • Fresh 27
  • Rotten 3

Critics Consensus:

17+ COMMON SENSE

Disturbing, arty survival film best for adults, older teens.

Cast & Crew

Information

Studio
The Criterion Collection
Genre
Drama
Released
Copyright
© 1970 by Max L. Raab - Si Litvinoff Films (PTY) Ltd

Languages

Primary
English (United Kingdom) (Stereo)
Additional
English (United States)

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