Independent Films, Film Profiles
Set during Holy Week against a backdrop of intensive electioneering, this panoramic snapshot of a community living in and around a Manila slum paints a brutally honest portrait of a corner of society with no obvious way forward. Director Brillante Mendoza skillfully captures a gritty world of drug addicts and petty thieves with piercing realism.
Year of Production: 2007
- Brillante Mendoza
- Renato Esguerra, Antonio del Rosario
- Jiro Manio, Kristofer King, Coco Martin, Nathan Lopez, Jaclyn Jose