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Walkabout (1971)

Under the pretense of having a picnic, a geologist takes his teenage daughter and 6-year-old son into the Australian outback and attempts to shoot them. When he fails, he turns the gun on himself, and the two city-bred children must contend with harsh wilderness alone. They are saved by a chance encounter with an Aborigine boy who shows them how to survive, and in the process underscores the disharmony between nature and modern life.
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Under the pretense of having a picnic, a geologist takes his teenage daughter and 6-year-old son into the Australian outback and attempts to shoot them. When he fails, he turns the gun on himself, and the two city-bred children must contend with harsh wilderness alone. They are saved by a chance encounter with an Aborigine boy who shows them how to survive, and in the process underscores the disharmony between nature and modern life.

Rating:PG
Genre:Adventure, Drama
Directed By:Nicolas Roeg
Written By:Edward Bond
In Theaters:7/1/1971
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Runtime:95 minutes
Studio:Si Litvinoff Film Production, Max L. Raab Productions, 20th Century Fox

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