Synopsis

Devastated after the impact of Typhoon Haiyan in November 2013, the Filipino coastal city of Tacloban is largely reduced to rubble. Among those left standing in its wake are Miguel, his mother, and his friend Andrea. Food is in short supply. Rescue centres are overflowing with the injured. Everything is thrown into disarray and confusion.

Festival History

Toranto International Film Festival 2021 Hawaii International Film Festival 2021 Guanajuato International Film Festival 2021
Winner Junior Jury Award Filmmakers of the Present Competition, Locarno International Film Festival 2021

Cast And Credits

Director : Carlo Francisco Manatad
Producer : Armi Rae Cacanindin, Josabeth Alonso, Vincent Wang
Screenplay : Giancarlo Abrahan V, Carlo Francisco Manatad, Jérémie Dubois
DOP : Teck Siang Lim
Editor : Bienvenido Ferrer III
Cast : Charo Santos, Daniel Padilla, Rans Rifol

Director

Carlo Francisco Manatad

Carlo Francisco Manatad is a Filipino film director and editor based in Manila. He is a graduate of the University of the Philippines Film Institute. His films have been selected and screened at major international film festivals including Cannes, Toronto, Locarno, Busan, and Clermont Ferrand, to name a few. Manatad is also an alumnus of the Asian Film Academy, the Berlinale Talent Campus, the Docnet Campus Project, Tokyo Talents and the Locarno Filmmakers Academy. He is currently working on his first feature film, 'Whether the Weather is Fine'. The project is supported by the Asian Cinema Fund, Globe Studios and the Talents Tokyo Fellowship Fund, Aide des Cinema du Monde, Vision Sud Est and the World Cinema Fund. It has also participated at the EAVE Ties That Bind, La Fabrique Des Cinema du Monde – Cannes, Torino Film Lab – FeatureLab360 and the Cinefondation L’Atelier in Cannes.