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Metro Manila


Metro Manila

Celebrating 11 Years of Screening Southeast Asian Cinema 2004-2015

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 6:30PM
St. John Plant Science Lab Auditorium Rm 11 (basement)

UK/Philippines (2013, 115 min)
Tagalog w/English subtitles

Director: Sean Ellis
Screenplay: Sean Ellis, Frank E. Flowers
Cast: Jake Macapagal (as Oscar Ramirez), John Arcilla (as Douglas Ong), Althea Vega (as Mai Ramirez), Erin Panlilio (as Angel Ramirez), Iasha Aceio (as Baby Ramirez), Mailes Kanapi (as Charlie), JM Rodriguez (as Alfred Santos), Ana Abad-Santos (as Dora Ong), Moises Magisa (as Buddha)

About the Film

Review: Enticing And Memorable Sundance Winner ‘Metro Manila’

If you’re not into niche genre stuff like indie slasher films, Asian action flicks and ridiculously over-the-top monster movies then it’s likely that you haven’t even heard of the Fantasia Film Festival. For close to three full weeks this international festival descends upon the city of Montreal like a tidal wave of cinematic weirdness.

 

Trailer

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The CSEAS Film Series is hosted by the Center for Southeast Asian Studies, University of Hawai’i, in support of the course ASAN 491G Cinema of Southeast Asia. Partial funding to purchase the films comes from the U.S. Dept. of Education and generous contributions from our loyal film fans.
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