(Filipino with English subtitles) This landmark film is considered by many to be one of the most important in Philippine cinema. The son of a wealthy man, Junior has everything he could ... See full summary »
De Leon uses the fraternity as a symbol of fascism. The hazing rituals, demoralization, torture and militarism all cover the imposition of the mighty few against individual rights of the hapless ones. The violent rumble at the end captures the fanaticism of the subjects working for the goal of attaining the ultimate high - power. Strong, very powerful, a work of great political understanding from Mike de Leon.
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