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  1. boughtabride's rating of the film Samson and Delilah

    still not sure how i feel. it's very close to the director's heart as a native man from a place that so often shuns them. to me there's a lot of poverty porn and dead space. but there's not doubt in my mind it's very culturally significant. i just couldn't take the constant beating down--although i assume that's the point

  2. ammar's rating of the film Samson and Delilah

  3. Bonnet Michel's rating of the film Samson and Delilah

  4. Egoisms's rating of the film Samson and Delilah

    I was abnormally bored while watching this film. I normally like films with little dialogue, which pay special attention to sound design, which rely on the psychological potency of silent gestures. But this film just fell flat. The absence of style, the absence of story, the absence of characters with whom I can sympathise, its complete inability to emotionally stir me, all combine to make this film a dud.

  5. Emily Humphries's rating of the film Samson and Delilah

    Superbly crafted and tragically credible portrait of innocence gone to hell.

  6. Bruce Carter's rating of the film Samson and Delilah

    This film delighted the Europeans when on there global journey of discovery.. And its delighted me. But I wonder if it delighted the people it portrayed...

  7. riraru's rating of the film Samson and Delilah

    Der Film verlangt nach soviel Mitleid und gibt sich so versöhnlich und verständlich, dass es schnell nervt.

  8. Anninha's rating of the film Samson and Delilah

    powerful, cruel - maybe because of so many unspoken words.

  9. True_Vine's rating of the film Samson and Delilah

    Well made film about an uncomfortable subject. I like its play-like ways of storytelling and imagery, although it feels forced at times.

  10. Lights in the Dusk's rating of the film Samson and Delilah

    A powerful if inert look at a familiar country through unfamiliar eyes. While the filmmaking is not especially refined, there are nonetheless potent similarities to the films of Roeg & Herzog; primarily in Thornton's blurring of fiction & documentary, but also in the way the city becomes like an alien landscape when viewed by two people marginalised by the prejudices of contemporary society. Bleak but fascinating.

  11. Duino's rating of the film Samson and Delilah

    This film refuses to turn away from the ugliness and violence of dispossession. These kids have nothing, not even themselves. But it never lets us turn away either, and that will be uncomfortable for some, and revelatory for others. Great film-making, and extraordinary, unforgettable performances.

  12. Dimitri's rating of the film Samson and Delilah

  13. Kestas's rating of the film Samson and Delilah

    The first truly great film about relationships I have ever seen (at the Kaunas Film Festival). Saw some really good films on the same subject since (In the Mood for Love stands out), but htis film remains in my all-time all-genres top-5.

  14. Ari Ernesto MamaYukero's rating of the film Samson and Delilah

    The film that tells a lot by not saying a lot. A great piece of art.

  15. Tigrão's rating of the film Samson and Delilah

    I liked it though I found that few moments were too boring

  16. CRW's rating of the film Samson and Delilah

    Argh. Expected better... **

  17. Joshua Gaunt's rating of the film Samson and Delilah

    It's been a long time since I've seen a film that let's the sound design do the talking. Bleak as hell though, and not sure I'm that into the last third of the film..

  18. jas.d's rating of the film Samson and Delilah

    powerful red dust style

  19. apursansar's rating of the film Samson and Delilah

    One of the bleakest films I´ve seen in recent years, "Samson and Delilah" brutally examines the desperate situation of aboriginal outcasts in modern-day Australia.

  20. d's rating of the film Samson and Delilah

    Stunning performances and ideally shot for story, this groundbreaking Indigenous film shows so much promise for a potential auteur in director Thornton.