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Metro Manila

Metro Manila
  • 2013
  • UK/Philippines
  • 115 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Sean Ellis
  • Cast: Jake Macapagal, Althea Vega, John Arcilla
  • Language: Tagalog
  • UK release: 20 September 2013

A family gets more than they bargained for when they move from the rice fields to the big city.

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Metro Manila

20 Sep 20134 stars

Sean Ellis finds his directorial mojo in this taut crime thriller set in the Philippines

Sean Ellis made a big splash with his nudie short Cashback, but fell well short of expectations with the feature-length version and then a jumbled Lena Headey thriller The Broken. But now he’s taken a similar route to Gareth Evans’ hit The Raid by…

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