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Philippine Cinema

By: scorpio​rising

my personal favorite Filipino films:
Manila in the Claws of Neon (Lino Brocka, 1975)
Insiang (Lino Brocka, 1976)
The Perfumed Nightmare (Kidlat Tahimik, 1977)
Turumba (Kidlat Tahimik, 1981)
Batch ’81 (Mike de Leon, 1982)
Himala (Ishmael Bernal, 1982)
Batang West Side (Lav Diaz, 2001)
A Short Film About the Indio Nacional (or the Prolonged Sorrow of the Filipinos) (Raya Martin, 2005)
Heremias (Lav Diaz, 2006)
Death in the Land of Encantos (Lav Diaz, 2007)
Imburnal (Sherad Anthony Sanchez, 2008)
Melancholia (Lav Diaz, 2008)
Now Showing (Raya Martin, 2008)
Century of Birthing (Lav Diaz, 2011)

Notable Directors:
Lino Brocka
Ishmael Bernal
Mike de Leon
Mario O’Hara
Kidlat Tahimik
Lav Diaz
Khavn de la Cruz
Raya Martin
John Torres
Brillante Mendoza
Auraeus Solito
Sherad Anthony Sanchez



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David Grillo


Maybe you can help me out is this the film from 1983 I was just thinking of a blind buy.

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CGI Baby


where is gerardo de leon, man?

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El hombre huevo


As an outsider trying to get into Philippine cinema, but without a clue as to where to go after Lav Diaz this list is absolutely invaluable. My favourite on site right now.

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Febbie Anne Flores


Good reference.. But you're missing Payaso by Celso Ad Castillo :D

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