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"Ebolusyon," the 9-Hour Filipino Film, Goes To Toronto

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  • Noel Vera
    The New Yorkers had their chance; now it s Toronto s turn. Haven t seen this but Lav Diaz s previous 5-hour Batang West Side (West Side Avenue) was a pretty
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 2, 2004
      The New Yorkers had their chance; now it's Toronto's turn.

      Haven't seen this but Lav Diaz's previous 5-hour "Batang West Side"
      (West Side Avenue) was a pretty good film, one of the best from the
      Philippines in recent years.

      That one ended up on a few 'ten best never-seen films of the year
      lists' in 2002.

      His "Hesus Rebolusyonaryo," set 11 years into the future, was an I
      think excellent dystopian SF satire, an almost unheard-of genre in
      Philippine cinema.

      He's certainly one of the most imaginative Filipino filmmakers

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