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Walkabout [videorecording]

directed and photographed by Nicolas Roeg ; produced by Si Litvinoff ; screenplay by Edward Bond
Format
Video; DVD; Blu-Ray
Summary
A young sister and brother are abandoned in the harsh Australian outback and must learn to exist in the natural world, without their usual comforts, in this hypnotic masterpiece. Along the way, they met a young aborigine on his 'walkabout, ' a rite of passage in which adolescent boys are initiated into manhood by journeying into the wilderness alone.
Director
Nicolas Roeg
Performers
David Gulpilil, Jenny Agutter, Lucien John.
Release Date
1971
Run Time
100 min.
Language
Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
Notes
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1971.
  • Based on the novel by James Vance Marshall.
  • Special features: audio commentary from director Nicolas Roeg and actress Jenny Agutter, video interviews with Jenny Agutter and actor Luc Roeg, Gulpilil- one red blood (2002): an hour-long documentary on the life and career of actor David Gulpilil, theatrical trailer, booklet with essay by author Paul Ryan.
Edition
Special ed
Series
The Criterion collection
Criterion collection
Series Statement
The Criterion collection ; 10
Criterion collection 10
ISBN
9781604652758, 1604652756
Credits
Editors, Antony Gibbs, Alan Pattillo; music, John Barry.
Published
[Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, [2010]
Publisher no.
CC1893 Criterion Collection
Description
1 videodisc (100 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
Blu-ray disc ; requires Blu-ray player; widescreen.
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  • Access in Virgo Classic
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