PROLOGUE TO THE GREAT DESAPARECIDO

PROLOGO SA ANG DAKILANG DESAPARECIDO

By Lav DIAZ

DISSIDENZ FILMS - as SALES World excluding Philippines / DISTR Theatrical, TV, DVD-video, VOD, Airline, FRANCE / PROD

Drama - Completed 2013

PROLOGUE TO THE GREAT DESAPARECIDO is the introduction to Lav Diaz's LULLABY TO THE SORROWFUL MYSTERY.

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San Sebastian 2013
Busan - BIFF/APM 2013
New York FF 2013
    • Year of production
    • 2013
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • PHILIPPINES, FRANCE
    • Languages
    • FILIPINO
    • Duration
    • 31 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Lav DIAZ
    • Writer(s)
    • Lav DIAZ
    • Producer(s)
    • Bich-Quan TRAN (Dissidenz), Bianca BALBUENA (Epicmedia)
    • Synopsis
    • It had been 325 years that the Philippines was under Spanish rule when the Revolution, led by Andres Bonifacio, exploded on August 21, 1896.
      But on May 9, 1897, Bonifacio was charged with death sentence by rival revolutionaries led by Emilio Aguinaldo.
      Bonifacio’s body has never been found. His wife, Gregoria De Jesus, searched for his body in the mountains for thirty days, calling for Andres and even spirits to help her find her husband.
      In the meantime, Emilio Jacinto, Bonifacio’s most loyal brother of arm, is striving to figure out what happened to Andres and what has become of revolution…
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