5.7/10
112
0 user 13 critic

Alipato: The Very Brief Life of an Ember (2016)

A bunch of 10-year-old kids rob pedestrians and kill without mercy. But after a failed bank robbery, the dangerous game comes to an end with twenty years of imprisonment. After two decades,... See full summary »

Director:

Khavn
Reviews
2 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Khavn
Dido de la Paz
Marti San Juan Marti San Juan
Bing Austria Bing Austria
Robin Palmes Robin Palmes
Daniel Palisa Daniel Palisa
Learn more

More Like This 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

1901, Balangiga. Eight-year-old Kulas flees town with his grandfather and their carabao to escape General Smith's Kill and Burn order. He finds a toddler amid a sea of corpses and together,... See full summary »

Director: Khavn
Stars: Pio Del Rio, Warren Tuaño, Justine Samson
Comedy | Horror | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Tony knows nothing but tough times, living in the bleak circus of the slums he calls home amongst denizens of the underworld: the crippled pimp, the lonely housewife, the neighborhood gay ... See full summary »

Director: Khavn
Stars: Timothy Castillo, Marife Necesito, Jim Rocky Tangco
The Wild Boys (2017)
Adventure | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

At the beginning of the 20th century on the island of La Réunion, five adolescents of good family, enamored with the occult, commit a savage crime. A Dutch Captain takes them in charge for ... See full summary »

Director: Bertrand Mandico
Stars: Pauline Lorillard, Vimala Pons, Diane Rouxel
Short | Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

An abandoned seaside resort. The shooting for a fantasy film about the end of an era wraps up. Two women, both members of the film crew, one an actress, the other a director, Apocalypse and... See full summary »

Director: Bertrand Mandico
Stars: Pauline Jacquard, Elina Löwensohn, Anne Lise Maulin
Orphea (2020)
Drama | Fantasy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A reinvention of the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, set in contemporary Manila as a rock musical.

Directors: Khavn, Alexander Kluge
Stars: Lilith Stangenberg, Ian Madrigal
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A passionate telling of the story of Sada Abe, a woman whose affair with her master led to an obsessive and ultimately destructive sexual relationship.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima
Stars: Tatsuya Fuji, Eiko Matsuda, Aoi Nakajima
Bamboo Dogs (2018)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A crime-thriller retro-road movie based on the Kuratong Baleleng Rubout Massacre of 1995.

Director: Khavn
Stars: Rez Cortez, William Buenavente, Ron Capinding
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A couple take a trip to Argentina but both men find their lives drifting apart in opposite directions.

Director: Kar-Wai Wong
Stars: Leslie Cheung, Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Chen Chang
L'ambassade (1973)
Drama | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

An unexpected response to Pinochet's 1973 coup d'etat in Chile. A Super-8 film apparently found in an embassy -as it's written in the original title-, where political activists had taken ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Marker
Short | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Arnarstrapi, Iceland. In a Cabaret, a woman master of ceremonies performs an esoteric coloscopy act with a strange organic camera.

Director: Bertrand Mandico
Stars: Elina Löwensohn, Katrín Ólafsdóttir
Documentary | Short | News
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The insecurities and pent-up emotions of an immigrant in the USA give way to political ruminations and critical commentaries on the colonization of the mind by the American Dream. A montage... See full summary »

Director: Miko Revereza
Stars: Miko Revereza
The Goose (2018)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A mute outsider goes on a psychedelic journey to escape small-town bravado and find his voice.

Director: Mike Maryniuk
Stars: Rob Crooks, Bea Solsberg, Washboard Hank
Edit

Storyline

A bunch of 10-year-old kids rob pedestrians and kill without mercy. But after a failed bank robbery, the dangerous game comes to an end with twenty years of imprisonment. After two decades, they are released but soon begin to disappear one by one.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

User Reviews

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
Edit

Details

Country:

Philippines | Germany

Language:

Filipino

Release Date:

24 November 2016 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Alipato - The Very Brief Life Of An Ember See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page

We've Got Your Streaming Picks Covered

Looking for some great streaming picks? Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist.



Recently Viewed