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MNL 143

Mnl 143
  • 2012
  • Philippines
  • 90 min
  • Directed by: Emerson Reyes
  • Cast: Allan Paule, Joy Viado
  • Language: Filipino

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Mnl 143

On a commuter's trip from Manila's business district to the suburbs, the director finds a myriad of possibilities, ranging from miniature ironic situations to a love story that is finally finding its unexpected closing. An emotional rollercoaster ride of despair, dreams and desire, MNL 143 is also a black comedy about limited private spaces in conflict with sprawling public realms.

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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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