Latest Titles With Brillante Mendoza
1. Trap (2015)
97 min | Drama
After the Supertyphoon Haiyan, which changed the city of Tacloban in the Philippines into its horrendous state, the lives of Bebeth, Larry and Erwin intertwine. The survivors are left to ... See full summary »
3. Swap (2015)
96 min | Drama
Swap takes us to the internal conflict of a young father, torn between solving a crime and committing another crime when one day his only son is kidnapped and the criminals demand him to steal another kid in exchange of his son's life.
5. Bambanti (2015)
90 min | Drama
Bambanti questions the prejudice of the rich towards the poor when a son of a househelp is suspected to have stolen the employer's missing golden watch.
6. Balut Country (2015)
90 min | Drama
Balut Country follows the journey of Jun, an heir to the duck farm left to him by his late father. He must decide whether to sell the property to secure his future, or spare the land's loyal caretakers of inevitable displacement.
7. Unfriend (2014)
93 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
On Christmas Day, DAVID, 15, finds out that his boyfriend, JONATHAN, 17, has taken another lover. The discovery leads him on the brink of depression making him think of ways to have him ... See full summary »
88 min | Documentary, Biography
Southeast Asia Cinema - When the rooster crows is a voice of diversity reaching for change. Brillante Mendoza, Eric Khoo, Garin Nugroho, Pen Ek Ratanaruang give voice to a region rich with ... See full summary »
10. Venice 70: Future Reloaded (2013)
120 min | Documentary
70 short movies about cinema and its future.
Writers: Guy Debord, Haile Gerima, Monte Hellman, Shekhar Kapur, Milcho Manchevski | Directors: Hala Abdallah, John Akomfrah, Karim Aïnouz, Catherine Breillat, Júlio Bressane, Rama Burshtein, Antonio Capuano, Peter Chan, Isabel Coixet, Amiel Courtin-Wilson, Claire Denis, Lav Diaz, Amit Dutta, Atom Egoyan, Aleksey Fedorchenko, Frédéric Fonteyne, James Franco, Lluís Galter, Haile Gerima, Aleksey German, Amos Gitai, Sang-soo Hong, Benoît Jacquot, Zhangke Jia, Semih Kaplanoglu, Abbas Kiarostami, Ki-duk Kim, Yorgos Lanthimos, Pablo Larraín, Tobias Lindholm, Guido Lombardi, Jazmín López, Samuel Maoz, Pietro Marcello, Brillante Mendoza, Celina Murga, Amir Naderi, Shirin Neshat, Nicolás Pereda, Franco Piavoli, Giuseppe Piccioni, Edgar Reitz, João Pedro Rodrigues, Walter Salles, Paul Schrader, Ulrich Seidl, Luca Severi, Shion Sono, Jean-Marie Straub, Tusi Tamasese, Tariq Teguia, Pablo Trapero, Athina Rachel Tsangari, Shin'ya Tsukamoto, Teresa Villaverde, Bing Wang, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Andrew Wonder, Yonfan, Krzysztof Zanussi, Shekhar Kapur, Heeraz Marfatia, Bernardo Bertolucci, Jan Cvitkovic, Davide Ferrario, Monte Hellman, Marlen Khutsiev, Milcho Manchevski, Franco Maresco, Salvatore Mereu, Ermanno Olmi, Michele Placido, Todd Solondz | Stars: Bernardo Bertolucci, Haile Gerima, Bernardo Greco, Davide La Vecchia
15. Captive (I) (2012)
120 min | Drama, Thriller
Follows the hostage crisis of the Dos Palmas kidnappings in the southern Philippines, the life of the hostages whose survivors were freed after an awful year in captivity.
17. The Refuse (2012)
15 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
Pagpag (The Refuse) tells the story of an indigent Filipino child whose grandmother 'auditions' her for adoption by a bi-racial foreign couple, and the utterly surprising clash of cultures (and expectations) that results.
19. 60 Seconds of Solitude in Year Zero (2011)
60 min | Drama
Writers: Taavi Eelmaa, Jussi Jaakola, Rafi Pitts, Simon Rumley, Ming Jin Woo, Edmund Yeo, Peter von Bagh, Veiko Õunpuu | Directors: Phie Ambo, Shinji Aoyama, Gustav Deutsch, Friðrik Þór Friðriksson, Michael Glawogger, Jorge Michel Grau, Gakuryû Ishii, Jussi Jaakola, Ken Jacobs, Vimukthi Jayasundara, Tolga Karaçelik, Naomi Kawase, Eric Khoo, Aku Louhimies, Ari Alexander Ergis Magnússon, Brillante Mendoza, Amir Naderi, Chan-wook Park, Rafi Pitts, Pen-Ek Ratanaruang, Simon Rumley, Albert Serra, Norbert Shieh, Auraeus Solito, Tom Tykwer, Gillian Wearing, Adam Wingard, Michael Winterbottom, Ming Jin Woo, Edmund Yeo, Brian Yuzna
Maalaala mo kaya (1991– )
Bogs (Angel Aquino) begins a quest to stop mining activities as it is taking its toll on various natural resources in their town. But in spite of her good intentions, her family begins to ... See full summary »
29. Kinatay (2009)
105 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
A young man tries to make some money so he can marry his girlfriend. He takes a job for $2,000 and then soon realizes that this job involves killing a woman.
30. Grandmother (I) (2009)
110 min | Drama
Two elderly women bear the consequences of a crime involving their respective grandsons. One is the victim, the other is the suspect. Both weak and poor, they laboriously solicit money in ... See full summary »
31. Cannes Film Festival 2009 (2009 TV Movie)
The Cannes International Film Festival (French: Festival du Cannes), is an annual film festival held in Cannes, France, which previews new films of all genres including documentaries from ... See full summary »
34. Service (2008)
R | 87 min | Drama, Romance
A drama that follows the travails of the Pineda family in the Filipino city of Angeles. Bigamy, unwanted pregnancy, possible incest and bothersome skin irritations are all part of their ... See full summary »
36. Pantasya (2007)
Unrated | 90 min | Drama
A digital feature has five episodes that all deal with wild gay fantasies involving men in uniform. It starts with "Biyahe," about a jilted taxi driver and his jealous passenger who find ... See full summary »
39. Siquijor: Mystic Island (2007)
90 min | Drama, Horror
"HILAKBOT," Xavier Adriano's brainchild-horror show is doing well in its afternoon slot. The show tackles tongue-in-cheek re-enactments of horror stories interspersed with interviews with ... See full summary »
41. Summer Heat (2006)
The story is set in Guagua, Pampanga a decade after the eruption of Mt. Pinatubo which ravaged the province with lahar. It follows the lives of Rodolfo "Mang Rudy" Manansala, a woodcarver, ... See full summary »