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Manila (2009)

Not Rated | | Drama | 19 May 2009 (France)
A tribute to filmmakers and National Artists Lino Brocka and Ishmael Bernal.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Piolo Pascual ... William / Phillip
Rosanna Roces ... Charito
Jay Manalo ... Barry
Alessandra de Rossi ... Amy
Anita Linda
William Martinez
Angelica Panganiban ... Gina
Baron Geisler ... Johnny
Menggie Cobarrubias
Marissa Delgado
Cherrie Madrigal ... Berna (as Cherry Madrigal)
Jiro Manio
Aleck Bovick ... Cherie
John Lapus
Katherine Luna ... Rio
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Storyline

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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Country:

Philippines

Language:

Filipino

Release Date:

19 May 2009 (France) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

PHP 700,179 (Philippines), 26 July 2009, Limited Release
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In the "Day" Segment, the lead character William is in honor of William Martinez who played the lead role in City After Dark (1980)). In the "Night" segment, the lead character Phillip was named after action star Phillip Salvador who starred in Jaguar (1979)). See more »

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