Tag Archives: Philippines
Hubad sa ilalim ng buwan / Naked Under the Moon (1999) Lav Diaz, Klaudia Koronel, Joel Torre, Elizabeth Oropesa, Drama
In early February 1945 as Allied Forces slowly closed the net around the Japanese army entrenched within the city ruins of Manila, the defeated Empire’s soldiers adopted a brutal and savage operation of persecution against the citizens.
The Walls of Hell / Intramuros (1964) Gerardo de Leon, Jock Mahoney, Fernando Poe Jr., Michael Parsons, War, Drama, Action
Even though he is not good in school and belongs to a poor and unfortunate family, Magnifico still have a big heart and a large amount of optimism that enabled him to help not only his family but also the community.
A Filipino-American boxer on a pleasure trip, a prostitute on a mission, a local drug dealer experimenting with time travel, and a social climber all cross paths in Cebu, the beautiful Philippine southern island, in this deliriously imagined occult superhero movie.
Lt. Jamal (FPJ) is a Muslim undercover police officer, who is sent to Manila to help curb the runaway crime rate. Convinced of his (Jamal’s) abilities as an undercover agent, he is summoned by Col. Castro to assist in unmasking the head of a big and vicious syndicate. In Manila, he is assigned as a bodyguard to a Police Major, who is also his contact, but two syndicate members beat him to the job. Eventually, however, he is able to eliminate them.