11/25/2017 22:00 – Murnau-Filmtheater
Philippines 2016 120 min original version with English subtitles
by Jun Robles Lana
Script: Jun Robles Lana, DoP: Carlo Mendoza, Editor: Benjamin Tolentino, Production: Octobertrain Films, Producer: Jun Robles Lana, Ferdinand Lapuz, Cast: Paolo Ballesteros, Joel Torre, Gladys Reyes , Christian Bables
“Paolo Ballesteros shines as Trisha, whose portrayal is both energetic and subdued. The funny moments between Trisha and her bestfriend never felt gimmicky. And the dramatic moments felt dignified. Bables’ moving performance as Barbs, at times, even outshines Ballesteros’.” (Film Police)
Jun Robles Lana was born in 1972 in Makati City, Philippines. He is a graduate of the University of Santo Tomas with a degree in Communication Arts. His first indie film BWAKAW won several international awards and was screened at Toronto, New York and Tokyo film festivals and was the Philippines’ Oscar entry for Best Foreign Film in 2012. Also BARBER’S TALES andd SHADOW BEHIND THE MOON won several prizes. DIE BEAUTIFUL has received 13 wins and 14 nominations so far.