Metascore
71

Generally favorable reviews - based on 6 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 6
  2. Negative: 0 out of 6
  1. Reviewed by: David Parkinson
    60
    Tender and beautifully acted, it's a unflinchingly bleak glimpse of life on Australia's margins.
  2. Reviewed by: Andrew Schenker
    60
    A deglamorized couple-on-the-run story, Warwick Thornton's Samson & Delilah doubles as a portrait of a tiny Australian aboriginal community.
User Score
7.8

Generally favorable reviews- based on 9 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 5
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 5
  3. Negative: 1 out of 5
  1. Dec 1, 2010
    8
    This is a magnificent movie all around. The scarce dialogue, cinematography but specially the 2 young leads are ... inspiring, breathtaking,This is a magnificent movie all around. The scarce dialogue, cinematography but specially the 2 young leads are ... inspiring, breathtaking, relentless. There is a moment, a single instant that spoke to me when in a car's tape recorder Rocio Durcal is playing Juan Gabriel (Spanish diva + Mexican divo)... the awkward perfection of this sound insert is, for me, the perfect metaphor of the surprising stuff this movie is made of Full Review »
  2. Feb 29, 2012
    9
    Clásicos les llaman a las películas cuyo mensaje trasciende su tiempo y su entorno y esta películaClásicos les llaman a las películas cuyo mensaje trasciende su tiempo y su entorno y esta película logra transmitirlo así seas en Australia o seas de México. AL estar viendo el filme pensaba que cualquier escena podría confundirse con un filme hecho en México de no ser por los pocos diálogos en inglés y en idioma aborigen. Impactante. Bastante recomendable. Full Review »
  3. Jan 30, 2011
    10
    Dear METACRITIC ITs: Please help me change my user review NAME from raco2046 to cinemaquote. I have written over 4 months wihout a reply. MyDear METACRITIC ITs: Please help me change my user review NAME from raco2046 to cinemaquote. I have written over 4 months wihout a reply. My email cinemaquote@gmail.com Full Review »