First screened in September 2013
Director: John Curran. Cast: Mia Wasikowska, Adam Driver, Roly Mintuma, John Flaus, Robert Coleby, Emma Booth, Rainer Bock, Melanie Zanetti, Jessica Tovey, Felicity Steel, Darcy Crouch, Tim Rogers, Daisy Walkabout. Screenplay: Marion Nelson (based on the book by Robyn Davidson).

Twitter Capsule: Protects privacy of Robyn's sojourn, aided by Wasikowska's lovely reticence. Pretty, if anodyne. Some coddling of audience.

VOR:   Its modesty is its most appealing quality but also a bit of a limit. Tricky to imagine exhorting people who don't self-select. But when have you seen a young female lead this proudly taciturn?

Photo © 2013 See Saw Films/The Weinstein Company

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B–

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