About the film
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Release Date: July 01, 1971
|Slogan||:||«A boy and girl face the challenge of the world's last frontier.»|
|Production Companies||:||20th Century Fox, Si Litvinoff Film Production, Max L. Raab Productions|
|Producers||:||Si Litvinoff, Max L. Raab, Anthony J. Hope, Grahame Jennings, Irving Zeiger|
|Writers||:||Nicolas Roeg, Edward Bond, James Vance Marshall|
Under the pretense of having a picnic, a geologist takes his teenage daughter and 6-year-old son into the Australian outback and attempts to shoot them. When he fails, he turns the gun on himself, and the two city-bred children must contend with harsh wilderness alone. They are saved by a chance encounter with an Aborigine boy who shows them how to survive, and in the process underscores the disharmony between nature and modern life.