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Greaseman
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directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973- (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 8 mins
An unpolished film about a tramp who looks like a kind of primeval man. He roams like an animal through the streets of Manila. One day, he is run over by his opposite: a clean, rich, well-kempt hard-working yuppie. The successful townie takes the wounded tramp to hospital and later to his apartment. The dirty man...
directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973- (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 8 mins
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Headless
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directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Banaue Miclat, 1979- and Lav Diaz, 1958- (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 3 mins
After breaking up with Dina, Taga cuts off his own penis. As the sun rises, he walks the apathetic streets of Manila till he loses consciousness. As improvised digital cinema goes, "Headless" ranks as one of the best. The tension of the performances and the love-lorn dialogue are physically palpable. Look out for...
directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Banaue Miclat, 1979- and Lav Diaz, 1958- (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 3 mins
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Idol
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directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Lakamein Parallman, fl. 2006-2006, Robin Poe Lapid R, fl. 2006-2006 and Alex Aquno, fl. 2006-2006 (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 22 mins
Bayani S. Makapili is an ordinary brown chap who is a big fan of action movies, especially the ones starring Bida, the #1 action hero in the land. One fateful day, Bayani Makapili's life imitates that of his idol, but with different results. Playing with the form of the action film and examining the culture of the...
directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Lakamein Parallman, fl. 2006-2006, Robin Poe Lapid R, fl. 2006-2006 and Alex Aquno, fl. 2006-2006 (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 22 mins
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Kalakala
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directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; produced by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Dante Perez (Privately Published, 2012), 1 hour 12 mins
This video is a new 'film opera' by Manila-based director Khavn De La Cruz. 'Eight days before Christmas, Typhoon Sendong ravaged a small city in the northern coastline of the Philippines, burying most of it in water. 8,128 families displaced; almost 5000 dead; at least a thousand missing, most of them presumed t...
directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; produced by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Dante Perez (Privately Published, 2012), 1 hour 12 mins
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Kamias: Memory of Forgetting
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directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973- (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 10 mins
'Kamias' weaves images of the artist's family and personal life with a strong, if not sad, narrative thread. Khavn gives us images of the day that transpired: his mother preparing merienda, his sister playing with her infant son, his brother-in-law and himself picking up his sister from school. His reminiscences t...
directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973- (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 10 mins
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Kontra Madiaga
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directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Bembol Roco, 1953- (Philippines: Privately Published, 2008), 1 min
Kontra Madiaga is an excerpt from 'Manila in the Fangs of Darkness,' which is a deconstruction of and an ode to 'Manila in the Claws of Neon' (1975), a film by Lino Brocka, who is widely considered to be the most prolific Filipino filmmaker. His films were also the first to break into the international scene and b...
directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Bembol Roco, 1953- (Philippines: Privately Published, 2008), 1 min
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Kristo
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directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Kat Sandoval, fl. 2009-2009, Mary Tamayo, fl. 2009-2009 and Macoy Duran, fl. 2001-2010 (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 10 mins
This drama was directed by Khavn De La Cruz, and features Macoy Duran, Mary Tamayo, and Kat Sandoval.
directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Kat Sandoval, fl. 2009-2009, Mary Tamayo, fl. 2009-2009 and Macoy Duran, fl. 2001-2010 (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 10 mins
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Literature
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directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Richard Joson, fl. 1996 and Farley Alcantara, fl. 2009 (Philippines: Privately Published), 7 mins
Literature is a surreal narrative poem that revolves around a revolver, a forlorn man, heavy traffic, and a book. It surveys the elements of a short story as seen through the eyes of a semi-omniscient speaker, who observes but not moralizes, who talks about possibilities but not the truths, who relishes in both th...
directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Richard Joson, fl. 1996 and Farley Alcantara, fl. 2009 (Philippines: Privately Published), 7 mins
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Little Brown Comedies
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directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Lav Diaz, 1958- and Banaue Miclat, 1979- (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 13 mins
A collection of short films by the enfant terrible of Philippine cinema, including 'Amen, a brown comedy' -- a satire on the traditional Filipino custom of having younger people raise the hands of their elders, to their own foreheads, as a greeting and also as a superficial mark of respect; 'Ultimo: Different wa...
directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Lav Diaz, 1958- and Banaue Miclat, 1979- (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 13 mins
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The Longest Moment
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directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973- (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 11 mins
Who are you waiting for? How long have you been waiting? How much longer can you wait? In the calm after the storm comes the unbearable longing for the elusive One.
directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973- (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 11 mins
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