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Manila

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Philippines

2009

1h 30m

Director Raya Martin, Adolfo Alix Jr.

Starring Piolo Pascual, Rosanna Roces, Jay Manalo, Alessandra de Rossi

Genre Drama

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A tribute to filmmakers and National Artists Lino Brocka and Ishmael Bernal. In the "Day" segment, Piolo Pacual portrays the role of William, a drug addict who tries to rebuild his sense of self and reconnect with the people around him. For the "Night" segment, Pascual portrays the role of Philip, who works as a bodyguard for a mayor's son. The bodyguard believes that his boss considers him as part of the family but after a shooting incident, he realizes his real worth to his boss. As he struggles to hide, he is slowly consumed by the claws of darkness lurking the city.

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