Dark Is the Night

Dark Is the Night

Adolfo Alix Jr., Philippines

Madilim ang Gabi, 2017, 106 min, K16

Adolfo Alix Jr. delivers a strong social message about Duterte’s drug war in The Philippines, here seen through one typical mom-and-pop business, with the under-the-counter drug-pushing, in a situation where the rules are changed but the system stays.

Eija Niskanen

Thu 15.3. 20:00 Korjaamo Elokuvasali
Sun 18.3. 12:15 Korjaamo Kulmasali + themed discussion

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Description

Directed, written and edited by: Adolfo Alix Jr. Producers: A Deus Lux Mea Films, Sound Investment Equity, Swift Prods., Oro de Siete Productions. Director of photography: Albert Banzon. Lead cast: Gina Alajar, Phillip Salvador, Bembol Roco, Felix Roco. Language: Tagalog. DCP. Distribution: Swift Productions.