Manila

Manila

90 mins | Drama | Jan. 1, 2009

A tribute to filmmakers and National Artists Lino Brocka and Ishmael Bernal. In the "Day" segment, Piolo Pacual portrays the role of William, a drug addict who tries to rebuild his sense of self and reconnect with the people around him. For the "Night" segment, Pascual portrays the role of Philip, who works as a bodyguard for a mayor's son. The bodyguard believes that his boss considers him as part of the family but after a shooting incident, he realizes his real worth to his boss. As he struggles to hide, he is slowly consumed by the claws of darkness lurking the city.

Manila

90 mins | Drama | Jan. 1, 2009

Manila
A tribute to filmmakers and National Artists Lino Brocka and Ishmael Bernal. In the "Day" segment, Piolo Pacual portrays the role of William, a drug addict who tries to rebuild his sense of self and reconnect with the people around him. For the "Night" segment, Pascual portrays the role of Philip, who works as a bodyguard for a mayor's son. The bodyguard believes that his boss considers him as part of the family but after a shooting incident, he realizes his real worth to his boss. As he struggles to hide, he is slowly consumed by the claws of darkness lurking the city.
Producers Bicycle Pictures, MJM Productions
Original title Manila
Directors Raya Martin, Adolfo Alix Jr.
Writers Adolfo Alix Jr., Ramon Sarmiento

Cast

Piolo Pascual

as William / Phillip

Rosanna Roces

as Charito

Jay Manalo

as Barry

Aleck Bovick

as Cherie

John Lapus

as Mitch

Marissa Delgado

as Luningning

Cherrie Madrigal

as Bernadette

Anita Linda

as Lola Anita

Baron Geisler

as Johnny

Ness Roque

as Gigi

Jiro Manio

as Macky

Lav Diaz

as Director

Iza Calzado

as Lead Actress

Jon Avila

as Lead Actor