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Ang babaeng humayo (2016)

After 30 years of wrongful imprisonment, a woman plans to take revenge on her former lover.

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(screenplay), (inspired by his short story "God Sees the Truth, But Waits")

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Horacia Somorostro / Renata
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Hollanda
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Magbabalot (as Noni Buencamino)
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Petra
Mae Paner ...
Warden
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Nena
Marjorie Lorico ...
Minerva
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Father
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Dading
Jo-Ann Requiestas ...
Taba
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Mameng
Daniel Palisa ...
Harry
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After 30 years of wrongful imprisonment, a woman plans to take revenge on her former lover.

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too little to impress
6 November 2016 | by (Austria) – See all my reviews

Seen at the Viennale 2016: No, this movie is not too long. Don't be afraid of the many minutes. Lav Diaz knows how to entertain the movie buff. Most of the action takes place in the night and is filmed in black and white. I wondered, whether the use of b/w-film for the night scenes in the small village streets was a good idea. To my feeling the nights are darker in color. Anyway, too less story for the long-timed frames. The drama was not catchy enough for me to stay within the story. The long-timed frames provided (to me) too much time. So my mind wandered away from the movie and came back again and wandered away again and so on. This is okay with certain abstract movies, when your mind is set free with ideas and inspiration. Ang Babaeng Humayo did (to me) not provide this inspiration. Only the end is non-real enough to start dreaming. But there the movie ends abruptly. I saw it yesterday. And already today this nearly 4 hours are nearly forgotten. Left me unimpressed. But, praise to Lav Diaz! He wants and he dares. And for sure, I will go and see his next movie.


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