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'The inspirational true story of Robyn Davidson's solo camel trek through the harsh centre of Australia, aided only by her faithful canine companion Diggity and the National Geographic photographer who chronicled this epic modern adventure.' (Source: Screen Australia website)
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'The article discusses the interpretation of sexual relationship between male and female characters in the film adaptation of the novel "Tracks," by Robyn Davidson.' (Publication abstract)
Adaptation and Authorial Celebrity : Robyn Davidson and the Context of John Curran’s Tracks (2013)Rachael Weaver,
2016single work criticism — Appears in:
12016;(p. 12-21)'This article explores the discursive context surrounding John Curran’s recent adaptation of Robyn Davidson’s Tracks (1980), suggesting that the mutual imbrication of the film and its source texts works against the grain of recent trends in adaptation studies that seek to distance them, and to consider screen adaptations as independent creations. At the centre of the red carpet at international film festival premiers as well as the broader publicity campaign promoting Tracks stands author Robyn Davidson, whose nuanced understanding of the adaptation process and savvy relationship to the media have enabled her to retain a firm grip on her original material, at the same time as establishing for herself a pivotal role in enunciating the film’s greater significance and authentic ‘Australianness’ for both local and global audiences. Davidson’s role impacts, ultimately, on the positioning of the film in terms of genre, character, nationality, history, race, and gender politics and ecology—as well as making the adaptation process an explicit subject for discussion in Tracks’ wider articulation and framing.' (Publication summary)
Eddie's SonRobyn Davidson,
2015single work essay — Appears in:
1172015;(p. 52-53)'A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of having known and interacted with Aboriginal personalities Mr. Eddie and his son in Australia from 1997 to 2013.' (Publication abstract)
Track RecordsFiona Purdon,
2014single work review — Appears in:
The Courier-Mail,22 February2014;(p. 16) — Review of
2013single work film/TV 'After many false starts, the film of Robyn Davidson's epic walk across the desert is finally making tracks, writes Fiona Purdon.'