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Lav Diaz


Lav Diaz was born on December 30, 1958 in Datu Paglas, Maguindanao, Mindanao, Philippines as Lavrente Indico Diaz. He is a writer and director, known for The Woman Who Left (2016), Season of the Devil (2018) and Florentina Hubaldo, CTE (2012). See full bio »

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 2020 Genus Pan
 2019 Mañanita (story) / (written by)
 2019 30 (+) films pour la 30ème (Documentary)
 2018 Masla a papanok (story)
 2018 Lakbayan (screenplay - segment "Hugaw/Dirt")
 2016 The Woman Who Left (screenplay)
 2016 Ang araw bago ang wakas (Short)
 2015/III Fragment (segment "The Day Before the End")
 2013 Ang alitaptap (Short)
 2013 Norte, the End of History (written by)
 2012 Florentina Hubaldo, CTE (screenplay)
 2011 Century of Birthing (screenplay)
 2009 Butterflies Have No Memories (Short) (screenplay)
 2009 Visitors (screenplay - segment "Butteflies Have No Memories")
 2008 Melancholia (writer)
 2007 Death in the Land of Encantos (story and screenplay)
 2006 Imahe nasyon (segment "Nang Matapos Ang Ulan")
 2004 Evolution of a Filipino Family (story and screenplay)
 2004 Headless (Pugot) (dialogue)
 2002 Hesus, rebolusyunaryo (story & screenplay)
 2001 West Side Avenue (screenplay)
 1999 Naked Under the Moon (screenplay) / (story)
 1998 The Criminal of Barrio Concepcion (story and screenplay "Ang Kriminal ng Baryo Concepcion")
 1993 Galvez: Hanggang sa dulo ng mundo hahanapin kita (screenplay - as Lavindico Diaz)
 1992 Daddy Goon (story & screenplay)
 1991 Mabuting kaibigan masamang kaaway (screenplay - as Laurente Diaz)
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Alternate Names:

Laurente Diaz | Lavindico Diaz
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Personal Quote:

[dedicating his Locarno award] I want to dedicate this award to my father. He brought me cinema, he's a cinema addict, and he started this passion in me. For the Filipino people, it's for them, for their struggle, and then I would like to dedicate it to all serious filmmakers in the world, to Pedro Costa, he's my brother and I love his work, to Matías Piñeiro, and to the makers of all the other ... See more »

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Recipient of the Prince Claus Award in 2014. See more »

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His films often have runtimes that exceed four hours. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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