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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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Three Days of Darkness
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directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Precious Adona, fl. 2007-2008, Katya Santos, 1982- and Gwen Garci, fl. 1998-2011 (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 18 mins
'So Moses stretched out his hand toward the sky, and total darkness covered all Egypt for three days.' In Khavn De La Cruz's horror pastiche, the Apocalypse has hit three beautiful young women in the form of a power blackout in a haunted house in Manila. Michiko, who is half Japanese and can't live without her c...
directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Precious Adona, fl. 2007-2008, Katya Santos, 1982- and Gwen Garci, fl. 1998-2011 (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 18 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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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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Corazon
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directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973- (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 20 mins
No story. No actors. An unedited blur of random images from a day in a life of 'Hesus Corazon, the serial rapist-killer of Manila who collects women's hearts in glass jars'. Mixed with found footage. Accompanied by a non-sequitur deluge of distorted guitar, a synthetic piano orchestra, drum&bass, and abstract spok...
directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973- (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 20 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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Squatter Punk
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directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973- (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 19 mins
Set in the slums of Manila where law enforcement is rare, Squatterpunk chronicles the punk lifestyles of the youth as they scavenge the garbage beach for a living while still managing to play around. A film that casts a tenderly poetic eye at the squalor of Manila.
directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973- (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 19 mins
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ICU Bed No. 7
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written by Rico Arevalo, fl. 2000-2010; directed by Rico Arevalo, fl. 2000-2010; produced by Ronald Mangubat, fl. 2005-2008, Alessandra Beltran, fl. 2005 and Rico Arevalo, fl. 2000-2010; performed by Noni Buencamino, fl. 1992-2013, Angel Aquino, 1973- and Eddie Garci, 1929- (Philippines: Privately Published, 2003), 1 hour 40 mins
This drama, directed by Rico Arevalo and featuring actors Eddie Garcia, Angel Aquino, and Noni Buencamino, is about two Filipino daughters who must decide whether to prolong the life of their patriarchal father.
written by Rico Arevalo, fl. 2000-2010; directed by Rico Arevalo, fl. 2000-2010; produced by Ronald Mangubat, fl. 2005-2008, Alessandra Beltran, fl. 2005 and Rico Arevalo, fl. 2000-2010; performed by Noni Buencamino, fl. 1992-2013, Angel Aquino, 1973- and Eddie Garci, 1929- (Philippines: Privately Published, 2003), 1 hour 40 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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