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Warwick Thornton

Samson & Delilah

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Status: Completed

Director(s): Warwick Thornton

Cannes International Film Festival 2009 - Un Certain Regard

Samson, a cheeky 15-year-old boy, and Delilah live in an isolated Aboriginal community in the Central Australian desert. In amongst a tiny collection of houses, everything here happens in a cycle. Day in and day out, nothing changes, everything stays the same and no one seems to care. When tragedy strikes they turn their backs on home and embark on a journey of survival.
The two teenagers soon discover that life outside the community can be cruel. Though hungry and rejected, Samson and Delilah fall in love. It is all they have. It is real. Lost, unwanted and alone they discover that life isn’t always fair, but love never judges.

CAST

Rowan McNamara, Marissa Gibson, Mitjili Gibson, Scott Thornton

CREW

Producers: Kath Shelper
Director(s): Warwick Thornton
Screenplay: Warwick Thornton
Category Movie: Drama

Production company: Scarlett Pictures, Caama Productions
Production Date: 2009
Date of First Release: 02/20/2009
Country of Origin: Australia
Language: English
Duration: 101minutes

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