Walkabout (1971)

Director
Nicolas Roeg

Main cast
Jenny Agutter; Luc Roeg; David Gulpilil; John Meillon; Robert McDarra

Genres
Adventure, Drama

Description
A teenage girl and her young brother are stranded in the Australian outback and are forced to cope on their own. They meet an Aborigine on "walkabout": a ritualistic banishment from his tribe


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