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154 Ratings

Manila in the Claws of Light

Maynila: Sa mga kuko ng liwanag

Directed by Lino Brocka
Philippines, 1975


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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