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35e 16 > 25.07.2021

Dark is the Night

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The most prolific young Filipino filmmaker delves into the hell of life in the Philippines under President Rodrigo Duterte and his merciless war on drugs. Gripped by terror amid all these extrajudicial executions – which have amassed an estimated death toll of around 7,000 – a mother and father of advancing age make ends meet by dealing drugs. Until the day their drug addict son goes missing...
  • Swiss Premiere
  • Fiction
  • Philippines
  • 2017 | 110 min. | Colour
  • Language : Tagalog | English
  • Subtitles : English
Cast & Crew
Screenplay
Adolfo Borinaga Alix Jr.
Cinematography
Albert Banzon
Editing
Adolfo Borinaga Alix Jr.
Music
Mikoy Morales
Sound
Marco Pietro Javier
Aian Louie Caro
Cast
Felix Roco
Phillip Salvador
Gina Alajar
Producer
Brian Sellers
Jun Sevilla
Production Company
, Swift Productions
Print Contact
Deus Lux Mea Films
Adolfo Borinaga Alix Jr.
aalixjr@gmail.com
Adolfo Borinaga Alix Jr.
Philippines, 1978
Filmobiography
2006
Donsol (first of 41 films)
2010
Chassis (selected in Mar del Plata)
2011
Fable of the fish (selected in Fribourg and Nantes)
2012
Kalayaan (awarded in Warsaw)
2012
Mater Dolorosa (selected in Rotterdam and Deauville)
2013
Death March (selected in Cannes)
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Conception: Asphalte Design - Développement: Bluesystem

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