Film Review: Tracks

Posted on by 5WC in Film

Tracks is the ‘incredible’ story of Robyn Davidson, who felt the nomadic call and decided to trek from Alice Springs to the West coast of Australia, a distance of 1,700 miles with essentially, nothing more than she could pack onto 4 camels, and as The Beatles sang, a little help from her friends.

As films go it’s a strange one, because while it’s had rave reviews and both Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic rate it highly, watching the trailer I didn’t really become drawn to it. I didn’t feel that natural pull of a film I wanted to see, it’s was more a case of something to do on boring Monday night rather than a must see at all costs film. Whether that has shaped my feelings on the film I’m not sure but sadly, my initial lukewarm reaction has annoyingly spilled over onto the film.
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