Mondo Cane is the legendary and cruel shockumentary by Gualtiero Jacopetti. Khavn sees his own Mondo in Manila. Jacopetti was an outsider; Khavn is a participant. The secret of Khavn is that he shows poverty and injustice in an almost cheerful way, making it even more awkward.
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So often films are labeled "quietly devastating", that if we had a Lonely Planet index for mental and affective places, Misery'd make the thickest title and prevailing toponym: been there, seen that. Hence it's more challenging to document what everybody knows than pull off i-tech mumbo-jumbo like Inception. Our sympathy cords are effete and Mondomanila isn't lovely, cuz fancy in this case would amount to disgraceful
It's a little bit exaggerated and seems to be unrealistic but i think the movie will show us how a society of poor people looks like where is nothing left as crime, violence, Korruption and so on. sad circumstances.