Cain at Abel (Lino Brocka, 1982)

Sometimes the third world film-maker finds himself before an illiterate public, swamped by American, Egyptian or Indian serials, and karate films, and he has to go through all this, it is this material that he has to work on, to extract from it the elements of a people who are still missing (Lino Brocka). (Gilles… Continue reading Cain at Abel (Lino Brocka, 1982)

Kung Mangarap ka’t magising revisited

Thirty five years after the movie was made Kung Mangarap Ka’t Magising (Moments in a Stolen Dream). 1977. Philippines. Directed by Mike De Leon. Screenplay by De Leon, Rey Santayana. With Christopher de Leon, Hilda Koronel, Laurice Guillen. DCP. Courtesy ABS-CBN Sagip Pelikula. In Filipino; English subtitles. 112 min. Photo: MOMA/Cesar Hernando Revisiting Mike De… Continue reading Kung Mangarap ka’t magising revisited