Verdict

ASIAN FEATURE

GOLDEN & SILVER HANOMAN AWARDS

DIRECTED BY RAYMUND RIBAY GUTIERREZ

126 Minutes | Fiction | DCP | Colour | o.v. Filipino, English | sub. English |  Philippines, 2019

SCHEDULE

21 NOV | THU |  16:00 | Studio 3

23 NOV | SAT |  13:00 | Studio 1

 

SYNOPSIS

Joy and her six-year-old daughter Angel live in Manila, with her husband, Dante, a small-time criminal. As so often in the past, Dante comes home drunk at night and beats Joy brutally. This time, he also hurts Angel. Joy grabs her daughter and flees to the local police post to finally get him sent to jail. Justice, Joy learns, takes time at best and is impossible to get at worst. Not without reason, she feels that she and her daughter are increasingly under threat.

Joy dan putrinya yang berusia enam tahun, Angel, tinggal di Manila bersama dengan suaminya, Dante, seorang kriminal kelas teri. Seringkali di masa lalu, Dante pulang dalam keadaan mabuk di malam hari dan memukuli Joy dengan brutal. Sekarang, ia juga menyakiti Angel. Joy membawa putrinya kabur ke kantor polisi untuk melaporkan perbuatan suaminya. Sebagaimana yang dipelajari Joy, keadilan pada akhirnya akan datang dan kemungkinan terburuknya ia tidak akan datang sama sekali. Bukan tanpa alasan, dia merasakan dirinya dan putrinya semakin terancam.

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DIRECTOR’S FILMOGRAPHY

Raymund Ribay Gutierrez

(Philippines, 1994) 

 

 

2019

VERDICT (feature)

– Orizzonti, 2019 Venice International Film Festival

2018

JUDGEMENT (short)

Nominee, Palme d’Or, 2018 Cannes Film Festival

– Best Short Film, 2018 Stockholm Film Festival

– Nominee, Best International Short Film, 2018 UK Film Festival

– Nominee, Best International Short Film, 2018 Toronto International Film Festival

– Nominee, Grand Prize, 2018 Asiana International Film Festival

– Silver Star, 2018 El Gouna International Film Festival

– Special Mention, 2019 Flickerfest International Film Festival

– Nominee, Best Short Film, 2018 Milano International Film Festival

– Nominee, Grand Prize, 2019 Hong Kong International Film Festival

– Kripi Award, 209 MOOV Film Festival

2016

IMAGO (short)

 – Nominee, Palme d’Or, 2016 Cannes Film Festival 

– Nominee, International Best Short Film, 2016 Milan Film Festival

– Best Short Film, 2016 Stockholm Film Festival

– Best International Short Film, 2017 Toronto International Film Festival 

– Best Short Film, 2017 London Short Film Festival UK

Production Company

Centerstage Productions & Films Boutique

 

Contact:

Films Boutique : contact@filmsboutique.com