‘We may be poor but we manage to eat.’ You know it’s a Filipino film when food is the first port of call upon greeting a guest to your home. 336 more words
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An OFW story is not new to Philippine cinema, but there’ll always be something in it that the Filipino audience will come to see. Joseph Abello’s first film… 375 more words
MANILA IN THE CLAWS OF LIGHT/INSIANG (PG) 1975/6 PHILIPPINES BROCKA LINO DUAL DVD/BLU RAY £34.99
Manila in the Claws of Light is a fascinating portrait of life in the Filipino capital’s teeming urban jungle, and tells the story of 21 year-old fisherman Julio, who has arrived in the city looking for his girlfriend. 219 more words
A young man comes to the big city to track down his girlfriend, gets sucked in, spat out: the classic narrative. I can’t really speak to the subtext here: presumably there is some level of allegory about the Marcos regime at work (Mrs Cruz, abducting village girls into prostitution rings, looks a bit like Imelda). 148 more words
Critically acclaimed indie film ” Toto ” will make another run in 10 Philippine cinemas starting November 23, 2016 .
Celebrity Sid Lucero, Thou Reyes, Blake Boyd, Mara Lopez, Neil Ryan Sese, Bembol Roco, Bibeth Orteza, Liza Dino, Rafa Siguion-Reyna, Jelson Bay, Che Ramos, Marnie Lapus, Raul Montesa, Carlo Cruz, David Christopher, Lorenz Martinez, and Sheila Valderrama. 343 more words