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Looking for a movie about two kids, a boy and a girl lost in the desert from the 60's or 70's

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Any other details you might remember that may help identification? Any story aspect you remember? What country was it likely from? Anything? –  Napoleon Wilson Feb 27 at 16:53
I recall a movie with similar plot. It was shot in the Australian Outback, and involved a Maori youth on walkabout who rescues them. The timeframe is similar - its at least 40 years ago. –  wbogacz Feb 27 at 17:13
@wbogacz You mean like in the already existing answer? ;-) (But it's an Aborigine, Maori are New Zealandish.) –  Napoleon Wilson Feb 27 at 17:39
@NapoleonWilson - I was seeing this through the Review panel, and wasn't aware an answer was already appended. Thanks about the correction, though. –  wbogacz Feb 27 at 19:40
I was just wondering about the same film. Still haunts me a bit. The kids are on a remote station in Australia with their mother (father off shearing or something), mother takes ill, dies, and the kids are on their own. They decide to walk to a neighbours place, and take their dog. The he.ad off, and after a while the older kid realises that they are lost, so they tie up their dog and the older kid says "we will come back and get him later". They head off again and eventually they come across their own tracks again. The film finishes with them walking with the older kid knowing that they are l –  Paul Pascoe Mar 29 at 23:19

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I haven't seen this one, but maybe it is the 1971 Australian movie Walkabout:

Two young children are stranded in the Australian outback and are forced to cope on their own. They meet an Aborigine on "walkabout": a ritualistic separation from his tribe.

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