Patrick Foley has been on the move all his life. Tired of drifting, he wants to spend his last days in an isolated Australian valley where he grew up. On his difficult journey he meets Shawn, a little desperate city-boy whose parents were killed in an accident in this remote inhospitable territory. Being unable to accompany the boy back to the civilized world he reluctantly takes him with him on his trip to that valley and teaches him in a rugged way how to survive ...
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Did You Know?
Stephen W. Sharmat
said around the time of this film's 1980 theatrical release that Australia was "the world's best hidden movie secret . . . The Australian movie industry has been growing rapidly over the last few years, and it's now ready to handle Hollywood style productions". See more
When the camper smashes into the bottom of the ravine, it impacts on its side and the chassis is cleaved in two. In the next (close up) shot, where the boy has descended the cliff to sit by the rear bumper, the vehicle is simply pancaked upside down with an intact chassis. See more
Australian Customs Agent
Next please. Now what's the purpose of your visit?
Uh - passing through.
Originally released at 97 minutes, later re-edited and lengthened to 102 minutes. See more
Fast Women and Slow Dancin
Words and Music by Michael Lloyd
, Al Kasha
and Joel Hirschhorn
Sung by Gene Nelson See more