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Samson & Delilah film review: a seminal indigenous drama of gradual and menacing beauty

Samson & Delilah film review: a seminal indigenous drama of gradual and menacing beauty

Samson & Delilah, the Cannes-selected breakthrough feature of writer/director Warwick Thornton, follows the gradual partnership of two indigenous teenagers who live in a small impoverished rural community outside Alice Springs. It is a film of slow and menacing beauty, phlegmatically unravelled with painfully authentic performances delivered in front of vast and vacuous backdrops soaked up […]