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Lav Diaz


Lav Diaz was born on December 30, 1958 in Datu Paglas, Maguindanao, Mindanao, Philippines as Lavrente Indico Diaz. He is a writer and director, known for Norte, the End of History (2013), From What Is Before (2014) and Melancholia (2008). See full bio »

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Filmography

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 2016 Ang araw bago ang wakas (Short)
 2015/III Fragment
 2013 Ang alitaptap (Short)
 2013 Norte, the End of History (written by)
 2012 Florentina Hubaldo, CTE (screenplay)
 2011 Century of Birthing (screenplay)
 2009 Butterflies Have No Memories (Short) (screenplay)
 2009 Visitors (screenplay - segment "Butteflies Have No Memories")
 2008 Melancholia (writer)
 2007 Death in the Land of Encantos (story and screenplay)
 2006 Imahe nasyon (segment "Nang Matapos Ang Ulan")
 2004 Evolution of a Filipino Family (story and screenplay)
 2004 Headless (Pugot) (dialogue)
 2002 Hesus, rebolusyunaryo (story & screenplay)
 2001 West Side Avenue (screenplay)
 1999 Hubad sa ilalim ng buwan (screenplay) / (story)
 1998 The Criminal of Barrio Concepcion (story and screenplay "Ang Kriminal ng Baryo Concepcion")
 1993 Galvez: Hanggang sa dulo ng mundo hahanapin kita (screenplay - as Lavindico Diaz)
 1991 Mabuting kaibigan masamang kaaway (screenplay - as Laurente Diaz)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Laurente Diaz | Lavindico Diaz
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

We're labeled 'the slow cinema' but it's not slow cinema, it's cinema. I don't know why ... every time we discourse on cinema we always focus on the length. (...) It's cinema, it's just like poetry, just like music, just like painting where it's free, whether it's a small canvas or it's a big canvas, it's the same...[2016] See more »

Trivia:

He's a vegetarian. See more »

Trademark:

His films often have runtimes that exceed four hours. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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