Manila in the Claws of Light

Manila in the Claws of Light

Hilda Koronel
Director: Lino Brocka Cast: Hilda Koronel
Hilda Koronel
, Lou Salvador
Lou Salvador
, Tommy Abuel
Tommy Abuel
Lino Brocka

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Overview

Julio (Rafael Rocco) is a "country mouse," a probiciano, who has lost track of his childhood sweetheart Ligaya (Hilda Koronel) in the wilds of Manila. In what amounts to a major quest, he enters the sprawling Philippine metropolis in order to find her.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/12/2018
UPC: 0715515216012
Original Release: 1975
Source: Criterion Collection
Region Code: A
Presentation: [B&W, Wide Screen, Color]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Mono]
Time: 2:06:00
Sales rank: 6,802

Special Features

New 4K digital restoration by the Film Development Council of the Philippines and the Cineteca di Bologna, in association with The Film Foundation's World Cinema Project, LVN, Cinema Artists Philippines, and cinematographer Mike De Leon, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack Introduction by filmmaker Martin Scorsese Signed: Lino Brocka, a 1987 documentary about the director by Christian Blackwood "Manila" . . . A Filipino Film, a 1975 documentary about the making of the film, featuring Brocka and actors Hilda Koronel and Rafael Roco Jr. New interview with critic, filmmaker and festival programmer Tony Rayns

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