Samson & Delilah

Samson & Delilah

By Warwick Thornton


The Samson and Delilah movie is one of those thrilling teenage love story movies that involves two adolescents discovering the signs of true love. Samson and Delilah are part of the Australian aboriginal culture. The Samson and Delilah story takes place in an isolated aboriginal tribe in the great sandy desert of Australia, which is the largest desert in Australia. Samson and Delilah share custom aboriginal traditions such as educating themselves about Australian aboriginal history, creating aborigine art, participating in the aboriginal religion, sharing aboriginal stories, using aboriginal words, and passing down aborigines facts about the culture of Australia to the younger children in their community. These customs are very conventional for the indigenous people of Australia. Everything in Samson and Delilah’s community happens in a cycle.

Day in and day out nothing changes, everything stays the same for Samson and Delilah. When tragedy strikes the Australian aboriginal people in the great sandy desert of Australia, Samson and Delilah turn their backs on home and embark on a journey of survival. Samson and Delilah soon discover that life outside the community in the Australian dessert can be cruel. Though hungry and rejected, Delilah and Samson discover the signs of true love. This unconventional love is all Samson and Delilah have. It is real. Lost, unwanted, and alone in the great sandy desert of Australia, Samson and Delilah discover that life isn’t always fair, but they find the definition of true love. The Samson and Delilah film is definitely a must watch series. If you are a fan of Australian films and want to learn more about aboriginal life then the Samson & Delilah movie is one purchase you must have.
Australia 100 minutes 2010 English
  • AFI Member's Choice Award (Winner) - 2009 Australian Film Institute (Australia)
  • Best Actor (Winner) - 2009 If Awards (Online)
  • Best Actress (Winner) - 2009 If Awards (Online)
  • Best Cinematography (Winner) - 2009 Australian Film Institute (Australia)
  • Best Director (Winner) - 2009 Australian Film Institute (Australia)
  • Best Director (Winner) - 2009 If Awards (Online)
  • Goteburg Film Festival 2010 (Goteburg, Sweden)
  • New Directors/New Films 2010 (New York City, United States)
  • Palm Springs International Film Festival 2010 (Palm Springs, United States)
  • Rotterdam International Film Festival 2010 (Rotterdam, Netherlands)
  • Adelaide Film Festival 2009 (Adelaide, Australia)
  • London Film Festival 2009 (London, United Kingdom)
  • Sao Paulo International Film Festival 2009 (Sao Paulo, Brazil)
  • Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival 2009 (Thessaloniki, Greece)
  • Toronto International Film Festival 2009 (Toronto, Canada)
  • Warsaw International Film Festival 2009 (Warsaw, Poland)

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