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The Tracker

Release Date: January 16th, 2004

Not Yet Rated|1 hr. 38 min.

Plot Summary
When a white woman is murdered in 1920s Australia, a police officer (Gary Sweet) ventures into the outback with a small crew in search of the aboriginal fugitive (Noel Wilton) accused of the crime. In his group are a newcomer to the country (Damon Gameau), an old sage (Grant Page) and an indigenous tracker (David Gulpilil) who is not fully trusted by the racially prejudiced officer. As the pursuit through this dangerous territory drags on, tensions begin to rise between the crew members.

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Genres: Drama

Distributor: ArtMattan Productions

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critic reviews( 3 )
  • Has the punch of a good Western with a clean and direct script plus an adventurous use of songs and folk paintings. show more

  • The Tracker is one of those rare films that deserves to be called haunting. It tells the sort of story we might find in an action Western, but transforms it into a fable or parable. show more

  • A third aspect of The Tracker is less successful. In a badly calculated move, Mr. de Heer and singer Graham Tardif fill the soundtrack with songs full of clichés, platitudes, and truisms. show more

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