For a better experience on MUBI, update your browser.
3.9
7 Ratings

Burlesk King

Directed by Mel Chionglo
Philippines, 1999
Drama, Gay & Lesbian

Synopsis

The son of an abusive American father and a Filipina mother, Harry escapes to Manila with vengeance on his mind. After finding work as a Macho Dancer in the city’s gay clubs, Harry creates a nurturing circle of friends and finds the strength to confront the family he left behind.

This film is not currently playing on MUBI but 30 other great films are. See what's now showing
Burlesk King Directed by Mel Chionglo

What are people saying?