SESSION: Sunday 10th April at 2pm

Pasolini Retrospective: Accattone (Scrounger)

(1961, dir. Pier Paolo Pasolini, w/ Franco Citti, Franca Pasut, Silvana Corsini)

FILM INFO 3.853.853.853.85(IMDB rating)

Pasolini Retrospective: Manila in the Claws of Light

(1975, dir. Lino Brocka, w/ Hilda Koronel, Bembol Roco, Lou Salvador Jr.)

Pasolini Retrospective: Manila in the Claws of Light will start at approximately 4:23pm, and finish at approximately 6:34pm.

Julio Madiaga, a simple fisherman from the province, travels to Manila to find Ligaya, the woman he loves, after she went away with a mysterious woman promising a better future in the City. When he arrives, he becomes immersed in the city lifestyle and gets involved with its inhabitants experiencing extreme poverty, hard luck, and the overbearing need to grind for daily sustention. While Julio relentlessly searches for Ligaya, the city changes him little by little, becoming like an animal doomed to live only for survival in a wild jungle with no way out. (IMDB)

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