Jenny Agutter, David Gulpilil, Luc Roeg, John Meillon
New South Wales, Northern Territory, South Australia (Australia)
Director : Nicolas Roeg Production Company : Max L. Raab Productions, Si Litvinoff Film Production Region : REST OF THE WORLD
A brother and sister are stranded in the Australian Outback and are forced to live on their own. They meet up with an Australian boy on "Walkabout", the rite of passage during which Australian Aborigines undergo a journey during adolescence and survive in the wilderness for a period of six months, living on and with the land and nature.
Screen shots and uncredited 'Now" photo's provided by David Huggan and uploaded by Richard Lovejoy. Additional screen captures by Phil Wilkinson.
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wlkbt001. The corner of Albert & Macquarie Street with Circular Quay, Sydney train station in the distance.
wlkbt001n. Circular Quay is now obscured by trees. (Modern Photo Added: 17-07-2015)
wlkbt002. Two city buildings as seen from the Botanical Gardens. "Enquiries" by David would suggest that the building on the left is the old Land Lease building at Circular Quay that was replaced by a new apartment block known,call as "The Toaster".
wlkbt003. Two City buildings on Macquarie Street, Sydney close to Albert Street.
wlkbt003n. The Astor apartments to the right and could that be the same tree, it looks healthier. (Modern Photo Added: 17-07-2015)
wlkbt004. Whilst his older sister is still in class, a 'Boy' is seen in the school playground.
wlkbt005. A 'Man' (John Meillon) drives his car up Martin Place. A year before it became a pedestrian zone.
wlkbt005n. And now. (Modern Photo Added: 17-07-2015)
wlkbt006. Having parked his car on Pitt Street. the 'Man' arrives at work, Australia Square.
wlkbt006n. No long term parking there now. (Modern Photo Added: 17-07-2015)
wlkbt007x. The 'Man' continues onto the reception level at Australia Square - now the open air section of a café.
wlkbt007xn. Very little has changed except the addition of the café. (Modern Photo Added: 17-07-2015)
wlkbt008. The 'Boy' (Luc Roeg) walks through the Botanical Gardens in Sydney.
wlkbt008n. The same bridge in the Rainforest Section of the Gardens. (Modern Photo Added: 17-07-2015)
wlkbt009. View of those tower blocks on Macquarie Street from the Botanical Gardens.
wlkbt009n. The same place now. (Modern Photo Added: 17-07-2015)
wlkbt010. The 'Man' stares up at the ugly office building across from Australia Square.
wlkbt010n. Some might say that the building is still ugly! (Modern Photo Added: 17-07-2015)