Tess Fisher is in the final year of a Professional Communication degree at RMIT University with a major in cinema studies. A recipient of the Premier’s Award for Media Studies and a 2011 MAFMAD winner, she currently works in Public Relations. This article was written while she was undertaking the Australia Cinema course in the School of Media and Communication.
Silence. Punctuated by the insistent ringing of a public phone. Ringing. Ringing. Ringing.
This leitmotif in Warwick Thornton’s Samson and Delilah embodies some of the biggest issues raised i...