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156 Ratings

Metro Manila

Directed by Sean Ellis
Philippines, United Kingdom, 2013


Seeking a brighter future in megacity Manila, Oscar Ramirez and his family flee their impoverished life in the rice fields of the northern Philippines. But the sweltering capital’s bustling intensity quickly overwhelms them, and they fall prey to the rampant manipulations of its hardened locals.

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Metro Manila Directed by Sean Ellis

Awards & Festivals

Sundance Film Festival

2013 | 2 wins including: World Cinema - Dramatic (Audience Award)

BAFTA Awards

2014 | Nominee: Best Film not in the English Language

British Independent Film Awards

2013 | 3 wins including: Best British Independent Film

2013 | 2 nominations including: Best Supporting Actor

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