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The Kite

Saranggola

Directed by Gil Portes
Philippines, 1999
Drama

Synopsis

Though widowed ex-cop Homer is a kindly father to his ten-year old son Rex, he is considered to be something of a bully in the poor Manila neighborhood that he lives. After mistaking a child retrieving a snarled kite for a burglar, Homer kills the boy and then hurriedly tries to cover up his error

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The Kite Directed by Gil Portes

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