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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 Screening Australia : Samson and Delilah
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'Samson and Delilah (2009), a new Australian film by Warwick Thornton, opens with the dawning of a new day in an Aboriginal community outside Alice Springs. Its inhabitants, among them Samson (Rowan McNamara), a teenage boy with a shock of blond hair, and Delilah (Marissa Gibson), a teenage girl who cares for her artist grandmother, begin their daily routines. From the opening shot of this excellent film, the viewer feels that they are getting the story first-hand, in a fictional narrative imbued with a degree of authenticity rare in contemporary cinema.'

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    y separately published work icon Screen Education no. 54 2009 Z1787515 2009 periodical issue 2009 pg. 12-17
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