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Manila in the Claws of Light

Maynila: Sa mga kuko ng liwanag

directed by Lino Brocka
Philippines 1975
  • 123 min
100 Ratings


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.