Cinemanila is in the air!
The much-awaited international film festival in the Philippines is just around the corner bringing in legendary and intriguing films.
|One of the most in-demand leading actors of his generation in Korea Jung-woo Ha in “The Terror, Live.”||
The 15th Cinemanila International Film Festival will run from December 18 to 22 in the City of Taguig, Metro Manila. With its theme “Vision and Passion,” Cinemanila is once again showcasing several critically acclaimed and commercially successful films from around the globe varying from genre to arthouse films.
|Opening the festival screening is Kim Byeong-woo’s Box Office hit, “The Terror, Live”. Winner of Best New Director at the 34th Blue Dragon Awards, this breathtaking thriller follows a demoted TV news anchor Yoon Young-hwa (Jung-woo Ha), who accidentally finds a golden opportunity to climb back up by broadcasting live terrors manipulated by a bothered man.|
|Cited one the 10 best films of 2013 by Sight and Sound.|
Filipino auteur Lav Diaz’s “Norte, Hangganan ng Kasaysayan” (Norte, the End of History) in its Philippine premiere will conclude the festival on December 22. “Norte, Hangganan ng Kasaysayan” brings us Fabian (Sid Lucero), a law-school dropout whose act of violence brings catastrophic consequences to a gentle and innocent family man. First screened in the Un Certain Regard Section at Cannes.