Directors’ Showcase / UK premiere

Foster Child

  • Brillante M Mendoza /
  • Philippines /
  • 2007 /
  • 98 mins

Cherry Pie Picache, Eugene Domingo, Jiro Manio; Kier Segundo, Dan Alvaro, Alwyn Uytingco / Fiction / Filipino

This is unforgettable: beautifully-observed, moving comment on a timely issue.

Brillante M Mendoza

?Brillante Mendoza was born in 1960 in San Fernando in the Philippines. After studying fine arts and advertising at the University of Santo Tomas in Manila, he started his career as a production designer in feature films, television, and theatre, before settling into television advertising. His first feature film, Masahista (The Masseur), won a Golden Leopard award in the video section at the 2005 Locarno International Film Festival in Switzerland.

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