excerpting from Halliwell's Film Guide.....
Walkabout (2 stars)  Australia 1970 100m Eastmancolor  Max L. Raab/Si Litvinoff
A man kills himself in the desert & his small children trek among the
aborigines to safety.  (Eerily effective contrast of city w/ native life, a
director's & photographer's experimental success.)  writer Edward bond, novel
James Vance Marshall  dir/photographer Nicolas Roeg  music John Barry
actors:  Jenny Agutter, Lucien John, David Gumpilil  'The film is rich enuff
esp. at a second look, to make u forget the flaws.  U are left w/ the impression
of a flesh, powerful & humane imagination.'--Dilys Powell