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Manila in the Claws of Light

Maynila: Sa mga kuko ng liwanag

Directed by Lino Brocka
Philippines, 1975
Drama

Synopsis

Julio Madiaga goes to the city to look for his long lost love, Ligaya Paraiso. His search leads to a radical shift in his character – from a naive country boy to an angry young man thirsting for justice.

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Manila in the Claws of Light
Directed by Lino Brocka

Awards & Festivals

Festival de Cannes

2013 | Cannes Classics

Toronto International Film Festival

2013 | TIFF Cinematheque

BFI London Film Festival

2013 | Treasures

The New York Film Festival

2013 | Revivals

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