The Tracker Reviews

March 4, 2005
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.
March 3, 2005
An imposing film that tackles a serious theme with dignity and even audacity and that features production values of the highest quality.
March 3, 2005
An engrossing study of race and history in Australia.
March 19, 2004
See the film mainly for the quiet and powerful work of Gulpilil in the title role.
January 30, 2004
The Tracker is one of those rare films that deserves to be called haunting.
January 27, 2004
The Tracker has the punch of a good Western with a clean and direct script plus an adventurous use of songs and folk paintings.
January 16, 2004
An engrossing drama.
January 16, 2004
De Heer leaves no stone unturned in going for the obvious.
January 15, 2004
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.
January 13, 2004
A decent little exercise in nativist outrage.
April 10, 2003
[Gulpilil] is a commanding screen presence, and his character's abundant humanism makes him the film's moral compass.