Mondomanila 2014

ALIPATO – THE VERY BRIEF LIFE OF AN EMBER

/ Ang Napakaigsing Buhay Ng Alipato

Philippines, Germany, 2016, 88’

When and Where

  • 20:45 Cineplex (Sala 4)
  • 16:30 Cineplex (Sala 4)

Khavn’s cinema is infused with his radicalism, confronting the viewer with the limits of narrative, chock-full with sarcasm and extreme audiovisual anarchism. However, cinema connoisseurs may surprise themselves with “Alipato”, for the contemporary socio-political reality of the Philippines seems to force Khavn to take one step further, resulting in a hyper-violent and downright unpleasant spectacle, suggested as the only way for cinema to wrestle an increasingly surreal reality.

Director

Khavn De La Cruz

Khavn was born on 1973. He is a director and writer, known for "Ruined Heart: Another Lovestory Between a Criminal & a Whore" (2014), "Mondomanila: Kung paano ko inayos ang buhok ko matapos ang mahaba-haba ring paglalakbay" (2010) and "Iskwaterpangk" (2007).

Credits

Director
Khavn De La Cruz
Screenwriter
Khavn
Producer
Khavn
Director of Photography
Albert Banzon
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