Archives - Program 2020

Competition - Fiction

Verdict

By Raymund Ribay Gutierrez

Joy, Dante, and their daughter Angel live in Manila. One night, Dante comes home drunk, as usual, and hits his wife, as usual. But this is one time too many: Joy leaves, slamming the door before deciding to press charges. A protracted confrontation with the justice system ensues, mingled with prohibitively-expensive lawyers, incitement to withdraw the complaint, and a never-ending procedure. Raymund Ribay Gutierrez has conceived a film of great intensity, shot with a handheld camera, which tells the story of the legal web in which so many survivors of violence find themselves entangled. But Joy’s determination is strong... 

  • Section Competition - Fiction

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Director(s)
Raymund Ribay Gutierrez
Writer(s)
Raymund Ribay Gutierrez

Casting

  • Max Eigenmann
  • Kristoffer King
  • Jorden Suan
  • Rene Durian

Distributor

  • Bord Cadre films

Production

  • Centerstage Productions
  • Films Boutique

Cinematographer

  • Joshua A. Reyles

Sound

  • Brian Dumaguina
Duration
126'
Status
Swiss Premiere
Saturday 7 March

18:00

Grütli - Salle Langlois

Monday 9 March

20:45

Grütli - Salle Simon

In the presence of the filmmaker Raymund Ribay Gutierrez