Nov 22

Fatal Vacation (1989) a.K.a An Le Zhan Chang

2012122801284311104873AnLeZhanChangA pleasent trip to the Phillipines is turned into tragedy when the tour bus is kidnapped by a group of rebels that want to exchange the prisoners for the Rebel Leader’s brother. The Leader tells the hostages to hang in there and they’ll be released when the goverment releases his brother. The goverment renages and kills the brother and this enrages the Leader who now plans on killing his hostages one by one. Can Eric Tsang and Co. escape the carnage that lies ahead of them or will they end up in the pit?

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Oct 25

Women in Cages (1971)

women_in_cagesCarol Jeffries (known as ‘Jeff’) is a naive American woman staying in the Phillipines. She is given ten years in prison after being set up by her drug-dealer boyfriend, Rudy. She endures the harsh conditions, sadistic head matron and attempts on her life, then convinces her cell-mates to try to escape with her through the jungle, in spite of the knowledge that ruthless trackers will be sent out after them.

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Aug 01

Woman of Breakwater (2003) a.K.a Babae sa Breakwater

Woman_of_Breakwater_2003_POSTERIn a poor village by the Manila Bay breakwater, two brothers, Buboy and Basilio, come to the city to escape from the violence at home. They meet a prostitute named Pakita and become close with her when Basilio treats her wounds. All they want is to lead normal lives, but the town’s leader Dave has knavish interruptions that await them.
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Jan 19

Hibla (2002)

Hibla-2002Isabel (Rica) and Clara (Maui), two childhood friends separated by fate. Isabel is a naive provincial lass who works as an indigenous fabric weaver while Clara is the liberated city girl. Clara has gone wild after her mother runs off with another man. The two meet after years of separation when Clara returns to the barrio to visit her father, Roman (Ricky Davao). But their cultural difference further separates them as Lando (Antonio Aquitania), Isabel’s boyfriend, enters into the picture. Lando, frustrated with Isabel’s conservatism and idealism, turns his attention to Clara, which irked Isabel. Isabel, in turn, seduces Clara’s father. Lando, after knowing the situation, attempted to kill Roman.
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