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Manila in the Fangs of Darkness
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directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Brian Ong, fl. 2008, Ella Cortez, fl. 2008 and Bembol Roco, 1953- (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 11 mins
'Manila in the Fangs of Darkness' 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 be screened at the Cannes Film Festival....
directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Brian Ong, fl. 2008, Ella Cortez, fl. 2008 and Bembol Roco, 1953- (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 11 mins
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The Middle Mystery of Kristo Negro
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directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Mary Tamayo, fl. 2009-2009, Kat Sandoval, fl. 2009-2009 and Macoy Duran, fl. 2001-2010 (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 10 mins
The dark man crosses the purgatorial blight bearing his cargoes of sin, his blasted pilgrimage like some fever dream passion play, a primordial hallucination soaked in doom and grime.
directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Mary Tamayo, fl. 2009-2009, Kat Sandoval, fl. 2009-2009 and Macoy Duran, fl. 2001-2010 (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 10 mins
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Misericordia
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directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Dante Perez (Privately Published, 2013), 1 hour 11 mins
Anyone lulled by Khavn's strikingly accessible Mondomanila is in for a shock. The Filipino film beast punishes his audience here again, just like old times. The form is powerful and avant-gardist and the subject is self-chastising. Incessantly. Khavn’s red period. This travel-shockumentary-vampire fiction could...
directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Dante Perez (Privately Published, 2013), 1 hour 11 mins
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Mondomanila
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directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; produced by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Timothy Mabalot, fl. 2007-2014, Kristine Kintana, fl. 2008-2014 and Marife Necesito, fl. 1996-2013 (Privately Published, 2012), 1 hour 12 mins
Mondo Cane is the legendary and cruel shockumentary by Gualtiero Jacopetti. Khavn sees his own Mondo in Manila. Jacopetti was an outsider; Khavn is a participant. The secret of Khavn is that he shows poverty and injustice in an almost cheerful way, making it even more awkward. Life in the slums of large Third Wor...
directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; produced by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Timothy Mabalot, fl. 2007-2014, Kristine Kintana, fl. 2008-2014 and Marife Necesito, fl. 1996-2013 (Privately Published, 2012), 1 hour 12 mins
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The Muzzled Horse of an Engineer in Search of Mechanical Saddles
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directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Michelle Sia, fl. 2008 and Ian Lomongo, fl. 2008-2012 (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 21 mins
This surreal psychoscape from prolific Filipino enfant terrible Khavn De La Cruz was filmed in 24 hours during Holy Week in Quiapo in downtown Manila. Khavn focuses on an unemployed engineer who is troubled by images of horses: horses mating, race horses pursuing him, horse-drawn calesas carrying beautiful women...
directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Michelle Sia, fl. 2008 and Ian Lomongo, fl. 2008-2012 (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 21 mins
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Nothing Funnier Than Unhappiness
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directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Jeffrey Quizon, 1973- (Philippines: Privately Published), 11 mins
Buster Quizon will die today, no matter what. A silent soliloquy on meaning and nothingness.
directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Jeffrey Quizon, 1973- (Philippines: Privately Published), 11 mins
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The One and Only Concert of the Amazing Combo of Commander Kulas
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directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Alexie Tiron, fl. 2011-2011, Curly J., fl. 2011-2011 and Celino Caluag, fl. 2011-2011 (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 19 mins
During the night Kommander Kulas dreams that he is a giant cockroach. When he wakes up, he finds stitches on his chest: someone has stolen his heart during the sleep. With his best and only friend, the Poor Carabao, Kommander sets off for an adventure in search of his heart, passing through the long and unwinding...
directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Alexie Tiron, fl. 2011-2011, Curly J., fl. 2011-2011 and Celino Caluag, fl. 2011-2011 (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 19 mins
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Overdosed Nightmares
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directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Buccino de Ocampo, fl. 2007-2007, Bon Reyes, fl. 2006-2013 and Marvin Agustin, fl. 1995-2012 (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 28 mins
Overdosed Nightmare is Kidlat Tahimik's Perfumed Nightmare without the perfume, a pure nightmare set in wounded Manila, a close-up view of all that gangrene and pus. A gang of rat-munching, homophobic bums kill the night clumsily. Jesus H. Christ gets crucified for the nth time in Dagger Island. A greaseman, the i...
directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Buccino de Ocampo, fl. 2007-2007, Bon Reyes, fl. 2006-2013 and Marvin Agustin, fl. 1995-2012 (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 28 mins
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Paalam Aking Bulalakaw = Goodbye My Shooting Star
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directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Nella Sarabia, fl. 2006, Khavn De La Cruz, 1973- and Meryll Soriano, 1982- (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 23 mins
K. loves Ana. Then Ana went missing. But now she's back. And so is K. The walk through the old school. The strange encounters. The eye doctor. The rekindled memories. Chance? Or design? What we talk about when we talk about love are the things unsaid. The words that fail. The love songs in your head. The poetry be...
directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Nella Sarabia, fl. 2006, Khavn De La Cruz, 1973- and Meryll Soriano, 1982- (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 23 mins
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Philippine Bliss
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directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Neil Elpusan, fl. 2008, Menk Cruzat, fl. 2008 and Therese Carlos, fl. 2007 (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 20 mins
'Philippine Bliss' tells the tale of six modern-day Filipinos living in a single neighborhood, a housing project called B.L.I.S.S., started by the former Philippine president Ferdinand Marcos during the Martial Law era. These people, whose names allude to familiar characters from Jose Rizal's novels, narrate their...
directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Neil Elpusan, fl. 2008, Menk Cruzat, fl. 2008 and Therese Carlos, fl. 2007 (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 20 mins
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