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Tall as Trees -- After a typhoon leaves him alone on the chaotic and violent streets of Manila, an eight-year-old Amerasian boy struggles to survive as he searches for a way to reunite with his father in America.  His journey is one of hope, perseverance and revelation.


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Mark Titus (screenplay) and
Darren Des Voigne (screenplay) ...
one boy's dream becomes everyone's journey
Jude, an 8-year old Amerasian boy, leads a life of privilege in the Philippines. After Jude's father William... See more » | Add synopsis »


  (in credits order)

Brent David Fraser ... William
Chin Chin Gutierrez ... Maria
Monsour Del Rosario ... Amador
Rez Cortez ... Commander
Carlo Lacana ... Jude
Pierro Rodriguez ... Bhotong
Alejandro Quiban Jr. ... Shutoy
Apple Domingo ... Mira
Doris Granados ... Mylee
Ihman Esturco ... Reuben

Directed by
Gil Ponce 
Writing credits
Mark Titus (screenplay) and
Darren Des Voigne (screenplay) and
Gil Ponce (screenplay)

Brent David Fraser  additional material

Produced by
Garrett Bennett .... co-producer
Emmanuel H. Borlaza .... producer
Josie Bracamonte .... associate producer
Brent David Fraser .... co-producer
Fe Gonzales .... associate producer
Rey Granados .... producer
Gil Ponce .... producer
Tom Todoroff .... producer
Original Music by
Von de Guzman (original score)
Cinematography by
Jun Pereira 
Film Editing by
Joe Shapiro 
Production Design by
Rodell Cruz 
Production Management
Joseph Santos .... production manager
Casting Department
Stephen Salamunovich .... casting consultant (uncredited)
Editorial Department
Julius Alfonso .... assistant editor
August Lyle Espino .... associate editor
Michael Gross .... associate editor
Other crew
Brent David Fraser .... acting/dialog coach

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Additional Details

Rated PG-13 for violence, drug content and some thematic elements
USA:85 min
Color (Eastmancolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Dolby SR (35 mm optical prints)
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