Nadav Embon: Talk About Samson

In Nadav Embon's animated Biblical Documentary 'Talk About Samson' we see four characters talk about their encounters with the biblical figure of Samson, reflecting on revenge, romance, death and heroism. It does so in order to push the viewer to question the myth of heroism and redefine who is a hero in their eyes.

The short has been the subject of long intense discussions, via Nadav's YouTube channel and various Israeli websites, on the films message and the legitimacy of criticising a biblical figure. Even as a non Jewish viewer we can see how the short could have stirred such a passionate response, but regardless of your personal take on the message one thing is undeniably true. The animation is first rate with some brilliantly designed characters and exceptionally dynamic sequences.


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