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Type of media Video

Approved Running time 108m 5s

BBFCInsight strong language, bloody images

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) John Curran

Cast includes Mia Wasikowska, Adam Driver, Emma Booth, Jessica Tovey, Rainer Bock, Melanie Zanetti, Robert Coleby, John Flaus, Evan Casey, Ian Conway, Darcy Crouch

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 16/06/2014

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

TRACKS is a film based on a true story about a woman called Robyn Davidson who embarked on a lengthy trek across the Australian desert in the 1970s.


Five uses of strong language ('f**k'), only one of which is aggressive and directed. There is also some milder bad language ('prick', 'bitches', 'shit', 'bastard', 'bloody', 'hell', 'Jesus').


In one scene, there is implied camel castration. There is no detail of the act, although there is sight of a man holding the animal's severed testicles. In another scene, Robyn has to shoot and kill feral camels that are threatening her. There are brief bullet impact wounds and sight of blood. There is also a scene in which a dog is accidentally poisoned, vomits and dies. Assurances were given by the film makers that no animals were harmed or mistreated.

Natural female nudity occurs during a scene in which Robyn swims naked in a water tank, and in another scene in which she wanders naked in the desert. The film also contains scenes of adults smoking cigarettes.


Entertainment One UK
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The version of this work detailed above is rated by the BBFC under the Video Recordings Act 1984 for use on any Packaged Media format (including DVD, Blu-ray and VHS). This classification may also be used when the same work is made available on Digital Video Platforms (including Video On Demand) provided that the platform is licenced to use BBFC ratings.

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