About The Tracker

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. [98 min; drama, western; English]

"An imposing film that tackles a serious theme with dignity and even audacity and that features production values of the highest quality." — David Stratton, Variety

"A stunning piece of visual poetry." — Film Threat

"The Tracker is one of those rare films that deserves to be called haunting." — Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times

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