The story is based on the memoirs of Robyn Davidson and centers on her 1700 miles journey through the Australian desert. She takes the trip to put her life back together after her husband leaves her and her mother dies. Mia Wasikowska played Robyn Davidson with Adam Driver portraying the National Geographic photographer, who accompanied her on her long journey.
The film premiered at this years Venice Film Festival and will make it to the states at Telluride. It will then head to the Toronto International Film Festival next week.