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Tall as Trees (2008)

PG-13 | | Family | 14 March 2008 (USA)
Jude, an 8-year old Amerasian boy, leads a life of privilege in the Philippines. After Jude's father William, an American expat from Boeing, receives a promotion in Seattle, he breaks the ... See full summary »

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Chin Chin Gutierrez ...
Maria
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Amador
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Commander
Carlo Lacana ...
Jude
Pierro Rodriguez ...
Bhotong
Alejandro Quiban Jr. ...
Shutoy
Apple Domingo ...
Mira
Doris Granados ...
Mylee
Ihman Esturco ...
Reuben

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Jude, an 8-year old Amerasian boy, leads a life of privilege in the Philippines. After Jude's father William, an American expat from Boeing, receives a promotion in Seattle, he breaks the news that Jude and his mother Maria will soon follow. Jude and Maria are vexed to leave their home island but the strength of family spurns them on to a new life. En route to Seattle, Jude and Maria stop at the US Embassy in Manila to obtain the final immigration papers. A violent typhoon floods the city and separates Jude from his mother, changing his life forever. Alone, hungry and disconsolate on the streets of Manila, Jude seeks help from a crooked cop, Amador, and runs into a street kid, Bhotong, who demands a price for being in his territory. Jude quickly learns he must be wary and trust no one. After an ethereal apparition of St. Michael delivers Jude from the malevolent 'Kapre' of his dreams and folklore, Jude meets Shutoy and a unlikely but unbreakable bond of friendship forms. Shutoy, a ... Written by Anonymous

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one boy's dream becomes everyone's journey

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Family

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Rated PG-13 for violence, drug content and some thematic elements
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(35 mm optical prints)

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1.85 : 1
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