Directors' Showcase / UK premiere

Lukas the Strange (Lukas Nino)

  • John Torres /
  • Philippines /
  • 2013 /
  • 82 mins

Cheeno Ladera Dalog, Edilberto Marcelino, Tao Aves / Fiction / Filipino

An adolescent is plunged into a realm of mystery, legend and dreams.

John Torres

John Torres is a Manila-based writer, musician, filmmaker who has made around 20 shorts and four features. His Todo Todo Teros won the Dragons & Tigers Award in Vancouver and the NETPAC / FIPRESCI prizes in Singapore in 2006. His second feature, Years When I Was A Child Outside, was screened as a three-channel projection at the Berlinale's Forum Expanded. He is working on his band's first album, to be released later this year.

2013 Archive

Book Tickets

Bulk Buy
Buy 10 or more tickets for different films* and get a 35% discount.
Buy 6-9 different films* and get a 25% discount.
*excludes Opening and Closing

Want to save for later?

Login or Register to add this movie to 'My EIFF'. Build a list of all the movies you want to see during the festival and share it with your friends!


Login or Register to post / report comments

  • #1 Gavin Pringle / Friday 28 June, 2013 / 11:50 GMT

    It was nonlinear, abstract, esoteric and bewildering. Soundtrack voices didn't match voices on screen, subtitles when no *person* was speaking, no story but spoke on a subconscious level. Did i like it? No idea!

2016 Festival Diary:

1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30

Click on a day to highlight movies on that day.

Films by Continent


Share this page

Share this Film Festival page with your friends and family.

Find Films By Strand

EIFF is split into Strands. Use them to help find your films.

What are the strands?

Featured Trailer