Welcome to MUBI
A hand picked selection of the best films for just $4.99 a month
4.1
20 Ratings

Orapronobis

directed by Lino Brocka
Philippines, 1989
  • 94

Synopsis

In 1985, in the obscure town of Dolores, the Orapronobis, a cult under the leadership of Kumander Kontra, murders a foreign priest who gave the last rites to an alleged rebel, who was also executed by the same group.

This film is not currently playing on MUBI but 30 other great films are. See what's now showing

What are people saying?

  • Sunrise's rating of the film Orapronobis

    The intense acts of violence are quite effective in the horrors they illicit, and give much weight to the misaligned political structures that Brooke examines. Within bare cinematics, the poetics are clear: an ex-revolutionary balancing his two worlds via the children he has in each world; the small village of his rebellion past suppressed by Orapronpobis and the capitalistic city of his mediated liberal-seleb fight.

Also in these lists

Related films