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Walkabout.

Contributor(s): Publisher number: DAVID3965 | Umbrella EntertainmentPublication details: Australia : Madman Entertainment, 2019.Description: 1 videodisc (DVD) (101 minutes) : sound, colour ; 12 cmOther title:
  • Cover title: Nicolas Roeg's Walkabout
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Production credits:
  • Produced by Si Litvinoff ; directed and photographed by Nicolas Roeg.
Cast: Jenny Agutter, David Gulpilil.Summary: This program chronicles the physical, spiritual, and emotional journey of a sister and brother abandoned in the harsh Australian outback. Joining an Aboriginal on his walkabout - a tribal initiation into manhood - these modern children pass from innocence into experience as they are thrust from the comforts of civilisation into the savagery of the natural world.
List(s) this item appears in: Australian DVDs
Holdings
Item type Home library Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item reserves
DVD Melbourne Athenaeum Library DVD WAL Available 071100
Total reserves: 0

Originally produced in 1971.

"A film by Nicolas Roeg"--Container.

"A boy and a girl face the challenge of the world's last frontier"--Container.

Based on the novel by James Vance Marshall.

Produced by Si Litvinoff ; directed and photographed by Nicolas Roeg.

Jenny Agutter, David Gulpilil.

This program chronicles the physical, spiritual, and emotional journey of a sister and brother abandoned in the harsh Australian outback. Joining an Aboriginal on his walkabout - a tribal initiation into manhood - these modern children pass from innocence into experience as they are thrust from the comforts of civilisation into the savagery of the natural world.

Rating: M.

DVD ; NTSC ; Region 4 ; Dolby audio 2.0 mono ; 1.77:1, 16:9 widescreen.

In English, no subtitles.

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