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Lino Brocka (1939–1991)

Lino Brocka is a Philippine director who gained attention in the international film community for his films about the Marcos dictatorship. He's is most famous for the film Insiang which was well received in Cannes. See full bio »

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Known For

Insiang Director


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 1992 How Are the Kids? (Documentary) (segment "Oca")
 1991 Maalaala mo kaya (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Trahedya (1991)
- Hapdi sa puso (1991)
 1990 Biktima
 1989 Orapronobis
 1988 Macho Dancer
 1988 3 mukha ng pag-ibig (episode "Katumbas ng kahapon")
 1985 White Slavery
 1984 Experience
 1984 Adultery
 1983 Hot Property
 1982 Cain and Abel
 1982 Mother Dear
 1982 PX
 1981 Burgis
 1981 Kontrobersyal
 1980 Bona
 1979 Jaguar
 1979 Init
 1978 Rubia Servios
 1978 Mananayaw
 1977 Inay
 1976 Insiang
 1975 Dung-aw
 1972 Villa Miranda
 1971 Stardoom
 1971 Cadena de amor (as Lino Brocka Ortiz)
 1971 Lumuha pati mga anghel (as Lino O. Brocka)
 1971 Now
 1970 Santiago!
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Show Show Self (1 credit)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage play: Larawan - Director, at Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA).

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | See more »

Alternate Names:

Lino O. Brocka | Lino Brocka Ortiz

Did You Know?


When The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sent missionaries to the country of the Phillipines, Lino Broka was one of the first converts, earning him forever a place in LDS history and film history. Although he was not an active church-goer in his latter life, one of his films drew on his missionary experiences in a Hawaiian leper colony. When one considers his themes, it is clear that ... See more »

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