With the summer blockbusters now behind us, studios are now packing theaters with their Oscar nominee hopefuls. Movie such as The Wolf of Wall Street and Dallas Buyers Club will be sharing theater space with winter blockbusters such as The Hobbit.
One of the award season hopefuls that has been quietly making its way around the festival circuit is an Australian movie titled Tracks. The movie is an adaptation of a memoir by the same name that chronicles the journey of travel writer Robyn Davidson as she treks 1,700 miles across the Australian outback.
The movie was shot on location in Australia and directed by John Curran. Curran is best known for his well-received indie films Praise and We Don’t Live Here Anymore.
The first full trailer for Tracks was released this week. The preview shows that Wasikowska will be alone on screen much of the time, and that See-Saw Films (one of the studios behind The King’s Speech) is shooting for another Oscar winner: