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MANGATYANAN (2009)

Cinemalaya
AVAILABLE on DVD in local video stores.
"...quite the achievement, a work that cements Tarog’s place as one of the country’s most promising young filmmakers, exhibiting a level of proficiency in almost all aspects of the craft that can hardly be found among the country’s more seasoned directors." - PHILBERT DY

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"…undoubtedly masterfully made, with each minute of the film crafted with the meticulousness that one can normally expect from an experienced filmmaker." - OGGS CRUZ
 

SYNOPSIS

 

Photographer LAYA MARQUEZ is sent to Isabela to capture a rare harvest ritual called Mangatyanan. What she finds there is more than just a dying tribe but a deep connection to the past she's been running away from.  

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