The Tracker (2002)

The Tracker (2002)

The Tracker (2002)

David Gulpilil is a man enlisted to track down an Aboriginal murderer in this chilling Australian Outback-set crime drama from Rolf de Heer (Ten Canoes).

Somewhere in Australia in the early 20th century outback, an Aboriginal man is accused of murdering a white woman. Three white men are on a mission to capture him with the help of an experienced Indigenous man.

Winner of the SIGNIS Award - Honorable Mention (de Heer), 2002 Venice Film Festival
2002Rating: M, Moderate themes and violence90 minsAustralia
DramaWesternHistoricalFestival & Independent
Director:
Rolf de Heer ('Ten Canoes', 'Alexandra's Project', 'Bad Boy Bubby')
Writer:
Rolf de Heer
Cast:
David GulpililGary SweetDamon GameauGrant PageNoel Wilton
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TV Guide

TV Guide

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The film's bleakly inevitable ending packs a wallop and its hauntingly desolate images linger long after the story is told.

3.0
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The New York Times

The New York Times

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A stark moral fable told in the language of the sort of western that Hollywood has stopped making, this Australian film could be viewed as a companion piece to Rabbit-Proof Fence.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

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The Tracker is one of those rare films that deserves to be called haunting.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

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A high-minded film that at times verges on didacticism, The Tracker is redeemed by its adherence to a simple yet distinctive approach to storytelling and its uniformly strong acting.

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TV Guide

TV Guide

press

The film's bleakly inevitable ending packs a wallop and its hauntingly desolate images linger long after the story is told.

3.0
0
The New York Times

The New York Times

press

A stark moral fable told in the language of the sort of western that Hollywood has stopped making, this Australian film could be viewed as a companion piece to Rabbit-Proof Fence.

0
Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

press

The Tracker is one of those rare films that deserves to be called haunting.

0
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

press

A high-minded film that at times verges on didacticism, The Tracker is redeemed by its adherence to a simple yet distinctive approach to storytelling and its uniformly strong acting.

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