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In Theaters September 19 (1 days)
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 in the city to make a solo trek through almost 2,000 miles of sprawling Australian desert. Accompanied by only her dog and four unpredictable camels, she sets off on a life-changing journey of self-discovery. Along the way, she meets National Geographic photographer Rick Smolan (Driver) who begins to photograph her voyage. (C) Weinstein
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 83%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The desert trek in "Tracks" is as brutal as it is beautiful; the performance by Mia Wasikowska as raw as the reality. And the camels? If they don't steal your heart it must be stone-hinged."
‑ Betsy Sharkey, Los Angeles Times
"Despite the otherworldly scenery and some predictable tragedy - Robyn can be maddeningly careless about the welfare of her animals - this proves to be a rather logy amble."
‑ Manohla Dargis, New York Times
"The stars aligned for British director John Curran ("The Painted Veil") and he has created a spectacular adventure story without losing Robyn's personal, interior journey."
‑ Laura Clifford, Reeling Reviews
"Tracks is a beautiful, cathartic piece of process storytelling ... do yourself a favor and watch it on the largest screen you can find."
‑ Austin Trunick, Under the Radar
"This lush yet gritty adaptation, like the real journey itself, refuses to take the easy route. There are real rewards for all of us in that."
‑ Joanna Langfield, The Movie Minute
"Although I haven't read the book, the movie makes me want to do so by quoting judiciously from what is obviously distinctive writing."
‑ Joe Morgenstern, Wall Street Journal
"A riveting adventure, as well as a dreamy meditative saga."
‑ Claudia Puig, USA Today
"It's a film that avoids empowering movie cliches, except when it doesn't."
‑ Matt Prigge, Metro
"A beautiful and inspirational story, and a real filmmaking coup for Curran which should be getting a far more high-profile release than it's being given."
‑ Edward Douglas, ComingSoon.net
"The feminist bent of Robyn's quest nicely shadows the film without ever being stated aloud."
‑ David Lee Dallas, Slant Magazine
"Wasikowska makes for excellent company. We watch her mature from idealistic dreamer to a weary, hard-worn adventurer."
‑ Elizabeth Weitzman, New York Daily News
"Rarely has there been a more affecting portrait of a girl and her pup."
‑ Jake Coyle, Associated Press
"Ably supported by Adam Driver, Mia Wasikowska commands the screen in John Curran's superbly photographed drama based on a true story."
‑ Don Groves, Film Journal International
"There's much more to it than there seems, thanks to a wonderfully layered performance by Wasikowska...one of the brightest young talents acting today."
‑ Marshall Fine, Hollywood & Fine
"Mia's intensely grueling performance distills abundant muted fury from the relatively minimalist material. Not unlike say, Kevin Costner's similar weighty existential pilgrimage, here conveyed in her own Dances With Camels in the Australian wilderness."
‑ Prairie Miller, NewsBlaze
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