Tracks
Tracks (2014)

Director John Curran (THE PAINTED VEIL, WE DON'T LIVE HERE ANYMORE) and the producers of THE KINGS SPEECH bring you the film TRACKS, which tells the remarkable true story of Robyn Davidson (Wasikowska), a young woman who leaves her life… More

Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: September 19, 2014
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Critic Score: 81% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: What Tracks lacks in excitement, it more than makes up with gorgeous cinematography and Mia Wasikowska's outstanding performance.

Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer

Wasikowska plays this wordless wanderer just right. That is, she makes her real.

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Peter Keough
Boston Globe

[Curran] presents a vision of nature that shimmers with uncanny beauty and eerie solitude, transcended by Mia Wasikowska in one of the best performances of the year.

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Robert Levin
amNewYork

It understands that life is fundamentally about embracing the mystery and majesty of the inexplicable.

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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

What emerges here is a woman of remarkable strength, and a movie that doesn't sugarcoat the dark side of her journey ...

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Cary Darling
Fort Worth Star-Telegram/DFW.com

Director John Curran has a sense for visual grandeur. The landscape is ablaze with heat, dust, flies and a staggering loneliness. When a snake slithers across Davidson as she sleeps, you can almost feel its cold against the skin.

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Todd Jorgenson
Cinemalogue.com

... conveyed with haunting sincerity by Wasikowska's committed performance combined with some stunning cinematography amid the arid landscapes.

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Rafer Guzman
Newsday

Curran's dreamy, semisurreal visuals, along with Mandy Walker's shimmering cinematography and Garth Stevenson's fluid score, help us see the world through Davidson's eyes.

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J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

Ultimately the movie mimics the trajectory of the quest itself, pulling one toward its final destination, but across an arid expanse.

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Nora Lee Mandel
Film-Forward.com

Wasikowska throws herself into embodying the feisty Davidson. . .with insight into her drive and connection with animals, indigenous people, and the kindness of strangers.

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Flixster Audience Score: 77% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalh„es
What a complete bore to follow in endless landscape shots such a detestable character who has the nerve to treat her photographer like garbage when she is being… More
Cameron Johnson
This film is set in the '70s, so, of course, it's the heavy drama about 8-track tapes that we've all been waiting for. Shoot, not even people in… More
Glenn Gaylord
Sometimes you see films where it's downright obvious why it was made. The filmmakers show a burning passion that almost seems to leap off the screen and… More
Panta Oz
Tracks is an outback Australian drama directed by John Curran and written by Marion Nelson based on Robyn Davidson's memoir of the same name, chronicling… More
Chihoe Ho
I saw "Tracks" at TIFF 2013 and it was one of my favourite films of that year. It came and left quietly, and when I recently rewatched it, I was blown… More