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Amok

  • 2011
  • Philippines
  • 83 min
  • Directed by: Lawrence Anthony Fajardo
  • Cast: Mark Gil, Dido de la Paz, Garry Lim, Nonie Buencamino, John Arceo
  • Language: Tagalog, Visaya

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Amok

One sweltering day on the mean streets of Manila, various lives intersect and come into conflict as an act of random violence escalates into a brutal struggle for survival. 'Fajardo's technical exercise is a showcase of his talent for skewering disparate lives momentarily trapped in an urban labyrinth through a random act of violence'. (Khavn de la Cruz, filmmaker).

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Philippine New Wave

21 Jun 2012

A closer look at the spirited, ambitious and brilliantly diverse films emerging from the Philippines

The largest of several new sections introduced into the EIFF programme this year by new artistic director Chris Fujiwara, Philippine New Wave also looks like being by far the most exciting. Aside from their country of origin, what the 11 features (and…

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