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Manila (2009)

 -  Drama  -  19 May 2009 (France)
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A tribute to filmmakers and National Artists Lino Brocka and Ishmael Bernal.

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William / Phillip
Rosanna Roces
Jay Manalo
Alessandra de Rossi
Anita Linda
William Martinez
Angelica Panganiban
Baron Geisler
Menggie Cobarrubias
Marissa Delgado
Cherrie Madrigal ...
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Jiro Manio
Aleck Bovick
John Lapus
Katherine Luna
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In the "Day" segment, Piolo Pacual portrays the role of William, a drug addict who tries to rebuild his sense of self and reconnect with the people around him. For the "Night" segment, Pascual portrays the role of Philip, who works as a bodyguard for a mayor's son. The bodyguard believes that his boss considers him as part of the family but after a shooting incident, he realizes his real worth to his boss. As he struggles to hide, he is slowly consumed by the claws of darkness lurking the city. Written by Anonymous

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This two-part movie is divided into a "Day" segment (which is loosely based on Ishmael Bernal's 1980 film City After Dark (1980)) and into a "Night" segment (inspired by Lino Brocka's 1979 film Jaguar (1979)). See more »

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