A tale set in World War II Philippines about how a rich family copes with the war and how the people change amidst violence and death

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Manny Ojeda ...
Don Claudio Ojeda
Liza Lorena ...
Nena Ojeda
Sandy Andolong ...
Maggie Ojeda
...
Trining Ojeda
Fides Cuyugan-Asensio ...
Inday Lorenzo (as Fides Cuyugan-Asencio)
...
Miguel Lorenzo
Mitch Valdez ...
Jo Russell (as Maya Valdez)
Lorli Villanueva ...
Viring Ravillo
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Hermes Mercurio
Abbo De La Cruz ...
Melchor
Mely Mallari ...
Estrella
Mary Walter ...
Tating
Agustin Gatia ...
Lucio
Robert Antonio ...
Carlos Placido
Benjamin Delina ...
Ponso (as Ben Deliña)
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A tale set in World War II Philippines about how a rich family copes with the war and how the people change amidst violence and death Written by Quark Henares <blood@pworld.net.ph>

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The greatest triumph bears the scar of unspoken defeat See more »

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Drama | War

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27 January 1982 (Philippines)  »

Also Known As:

Gold, Silver, Death  »

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(Eastmancolor)

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1.33 : 1
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a masterpiece
29 June 2003 | by (quezon city, philippines) – See all my reviews

Oro, Plata, Mata is one of the best films directed by Peque Gallaga. It is considered as one of the films that most likely to be a masterpiece in the Philippines.

It tells the story of a family who is scared to be involved in the war and decided to go to the woods in which they have created huts and rooms for their family but as the longer they stay there the nearer they get to danger.

Acting and directing were superb and originally the movie's running time was 5 hours so they are a lot of scenes cut to shorten it. I would recommend this film to people starting to appreciate Asian or Filipino movies from the 80's because it is a landmark in film making history.


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