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I know blonde hair is not very common in Spain, but that you turn into some kind of celebrity when you do is new to me. 467 more words

Beyond Words : Non Verbal Communication in Samson and Delilah

One of the most puzzling elements in Thornton’s movie is the almost complete nonexistence of dialogue. Still, the absence of spoken words is counterbalanced by the use of a wide range of other means of communication, such as gestures, actions, gazes and sign language; an alternative range of communication means very popular in Aboriginal culture. 1,443 more words


More than Just a Haircut: Aboriginal Mourning Rituals in Samson and Delilah

Setting an atypical love story between two adolescents in a modern Aboriginal community, the multi-award winning Australian movie gives a special insight into this people’s traditional behaviour and ceremonies. 1,084 more words


One of the Best Love Stories Cinema Has Offered Us - and No, Richard Curtis Did Not Have His Finger in the Pie

With Samson and Delilah, Warwick Thornton has created a slow-paced romance that shows the blossoming relationship of a young Aboriginal couple and at the same time, quite plainly, the hardships that many of Australia’s indigenous people have to undergo. 949 more words