NOTE: The director of this film, John Curran, is going to BE IN ROCHESTER, AT THE LITTLE on Friday, October 3 and Saturday October 4, to chat with audiences after THE 7:00 screenings of this movie. In case the all caps didn't give it away, this is a huge deal!!
About the Film:
Ends on Wed Oct 22nd
This film tells the incredible true story of Robyn Davidson, a young woman who in 1977 undertook a perilous solo trek across 1,700 miles of stunning Australian outback.
Abandoning city life, Robyn arrives in Alice Springs and delcared her ambition to cross the desert to the Indian Ocean to the amusement of the locals.
However, after months of camping out and working on a camel farm, people begin to take her seriously. A chance meeting with National Geographic photographer Rick Smolan provides her with the necessary financing for her expedition under the condition that he be allowed to photograph parts of her journey for the magazine.
With only her dog and four unpredictable camels for company, she embarks on an inspiring and life-changing journey of self discovery.