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Walkabout Reviews

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February 26, 2010
The overt symbolism hampers a subject and approach that could have led to a sublime result.
Full Review | Original Score: 42/100
June 23, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
October 19, 2016
Walkabout has a good script by Edward Bond, and is directed and stunningly photographed by Nicolas Roeg.
November 9, 2014
Beautifully done, I think, with a completely appropriate and consistent style.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 29, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
January 1, 2000
Is it a parable about noble savages and the crushed spirits of city dwellers? That's what the film's surface seems to suggest, but I think it's also about something deeper and more elusive: The mystery of communication.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
January 1, 2000
For the most part, Walkabout is an involving, occasionally hypnotic, motion picture.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
March 1, 2010
Peeling colonialism, awakening and the Dawn of Man are fiercely indicated in Roeg's wondrous fever
October 17, 2007
| Original Score: 4/5
March 14, 2011
[VIDEO] "Walkabout" is a poetic film that incorporates a collective subconscious of humanist values.
Full Review | Original Score: A+
August 9, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
October 29, 2002
Roeg creates in Walkabout a world of his own, a microcosmos that is at once beautiful, primitive, wild, familiar yet unfamiliar, thoughtful, and thought provoking.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
June 1, 2010
A unique survival film, that has become a cult favorite.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
August 22, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
November 12, 2002
Walkabout's obvious concern is the relationship between two parties, separated by centuries of diverting societal behaviors, and thus, differentiated perceptions of sexual roles and etiquette. But what ensues is more ambiguous and interpretative.
May 18, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
August 7, 2001
An innocent family picnic turns existential in Nicolas Roeg's brilliant Walkabout.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
November 13, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
March 30, 2005
| Original Score: 5/5
August 21, 2002
Roeg would go on to better films, but the basics of his approach are found in this landmark work of haunting beauty and ugliness.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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