Manila In The Claws Of Light
Maynila: Sa Mga Kuko Ng Liwanag, The Nail Of Brightness
DirectorLino Brocka
CastJoonee Gamboa, Hilda Koronel, Bembol Roco, Lou Salvador Jr.
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A brilliant fusion of florid melodrama and gritty realism, Lino Brocka’s story of a country boy traversing the myriad pitfalls of Manila’s urban jungle — presented here in a dazzling 4K restoration — is widely considered to be the greatest Philippine film of all time.
2013 Screening Schedule

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“MANILA IN THE CLAWS OF LIGHT” (1975 feature film directed by Lino Brocka)
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Runtime2:04 (124min)
LanguageFilipino
CountryPhilippines
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