Directors' Showcase / UK premiere


  • Brillante Mendoza /
  • Philippines, France /
  • 2009 /
  • 110 mins

Anita Linda, Rustica Carpio, Tanya Gomez, Jhong Hilario, Ketchup Eusebio / Fiction / Tagalog

EIFF proudly presents the latest masterpiece by the Palme d’Or-winning director of Kinatay.

Director: Brillante Mendoza
Producer: Ferdinand Lapuz
Exec Producer: Didier Costet
Scriptwriter: Linda Casimiro
Editor: Kats Serraon
DoP: Odyssey Flores
Production Designer: Dante Mendoza
Sound Production: Albert Michael Idioma Addiss Tabong
Music: Teresa Barrozo

Cast: Anita Linda, Rustica Carpio, Tanya Gomez, Jhong Hilario, Ketchup Eusebio

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  • #1 Kevin Matthews / Monday 21 June, 2010 / 22:24 GMT
  • #2 Chris Docker / Wednesday 23 June, 2010 / 00:45 GMT

    Maybe worth mentioning that 'Lola' is the Filipino word for 'Grandmother.' The use of the word in the singular relates to theme of the film involving two grandmothers.
  • #3 Tom van de Bospoort / Wednesday 23 June, 2010 / 20:09 GMT

    This film, a good take on the philippines justice system and the lack of it as well as showing how under-developed the place is, this film is a little slow but worth seeing for the scenery, although I didn't really like it.

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