Two days ago Raffaele Sollecito gave a press conference in which he and his attorney (Giulia Bongiorno) legally distanced himself from Amanda Knox for his alleged participation in the murder of Meredith Kercher. Beginning at 0:44, Bongiorno begins, "It is clear that Sollecito, reading the verdict, takes note of the fact that the court of appeal found that there was something of a lie over Amanda's whereabouts. Rafaele, as you'll all remember, has maintained that he spent the night with Amanda - the night. That doesn't include the earlier part of the evening, as he said." As Bongiorno is speaking and throughout the seven seconds described below, Sollecito displays rapidly oscillating and specific facial nonverbals.
During 0:51 - 0:52 Sollecito displays a contempt-disgust expression.
At 0:53- 0:54, Raffaele's mouth configures to form an "Inward Lip Roll". This is the psyche's attempt at suppressing an escalation of an inward crescendo as well as an outward manifestation of emotions as they move (often rapidly) from baseline.
At 0:54, Sollecito briefly displays a more pronounced disgust-contempt expression.
Another inward lip roll at 0:57
At 0:58 a primary (and more mild) contempt expression
In this limited context, we cannot say whether Raffaele Sollecito felt contempt and disgust at what he is perceiving to be a failure of the legal process vs. the idea of distancing himself from Amanda Knox vs. Amanda herself vs. his own Lawyer vs. towards members of the press, etc. But we can say with absolute certainty that he strongly felt these emotions.
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