Magdadalawang isip kang bumili ng Bench product kahit na si Coco Martin ang endorser kung sa SM Baguio nakapaskil ang billboard. Imagine pinapatay ang mga puno tapos doon mismo nakalagay ang billboard mo.
Brillante Mendoza’s second movie in Cannes got him the best director award.
Kinatay is a movie about 24 hours of a policeman’s life. He gets married in the morning then gets to help the older policemen in raping and hacking a prostitute to pieces then spreading the body parts around Manila.
His last year’s movie was Serbis, a movie about a porn theater in where else but Manila.
Previous Cannes entries from the Philippines
1978 Insiang (Lino Brocka)
1980 Jaguar (Lino Brocka)
1981 Bona (Lino Brocka)
1984 Bayan Ko: Kapit Sa Patalim (Lino Brocka)
Mendoza also directed
Are they building a political party with the youth as their base? Are they building a database which they can sell later to electoral advertisers? How far is PLDT involved here? How spammed is akomismo.org wall of commitmemt so far?
62nd Cannes International Film Festival
May 13 to 24, 2009
Short Film Corner
Janice Y. Perezâ€™s â€œSabongeroâ€
Aissa PeÃ±afiel and Miguel Ocampoâ€™s â€œManong Maongâ€ –animated short
Un Certen Regard (URC)
special section in the Main Competition
Raya Martinâ€™s â€œIndepedenciaâ€
Bing Laoâ€™s â€œBiyaheng Lupa” — soliloquy
Raymond Redâ€™s â€œHimpapawidâ€
Adolfo Alix, Jr. and Raya Martin’s â€œManilaâ€
Palme dâ€™Or (in Competition)
Brillante (Dante) Mendoza’s â€œKinatayâ€ (“Chop Chopâ€)
Complete List of Finalists:
â€œLos Abrazos Rotosâ€ (Broken Embraces) by Pedro Almodovar (Spain)
â€œFish Tankâ€ by Andrea Arnold (Britain)
â€œUn Propheteâ€ (A Prophet) by Jacques Audiard (France)
â€œVincereâ€ (To Conquer) by Marco Bellocchio (Italy)
â€œBright Starâ€ by Jane Campion (New Zealand)