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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
  • Original language: English & Tagalog
  • Subtitles: English & French

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Director(s)

Raymund Ribay Gutierrez

Writer(s)

Raymund Ribay Gutierrez

Casting

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

Distributor

  • Bord Cadre films

Production

  • Centerstage Productions
  • Films Boutique

Cinematographer

  • Joshua A. Reyles

Sound

  • Brian Dumaguina

Duration

126'

Production country

France & Philippines

Status

Swiss Premiere

Saturday 7 March

18h00

Grütli - Salle Langlois

Monday 9 March

20h45

Grütli - Salle Simon

In the presence of the filmmaker Raymund Ribay Gutierrez


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