Program & Tickets

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  • Fragment uitThe Woman Who Left
  • Fragment uitThe Woman Who Left
  • Fragment uitThe Woman Who Left
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Ticket
Lav Diaz, 2016 226 minutes Charo Santos-Concio, John Lloyd Cruz, Michael De Mesa, Nonie Buencamino, Shamaine Centenera-Buencamino Philippines Tagalog 21 December 2017 Dutch

Lav Diaz’s drama examines economic disparity in modern Filipino society through the eyes of a woman released from prison 30 years after being framed and wrongly convicted. Winner of the Golden Lion in Venice.

Horacia has spent the last 30 years in a women's correctional facility. A former elementary school teacher, she leads a quiet existence helping others practice reading and writing. When another inmate confesses to the original crime, Horacia is released and seeks out her estranged family. While searching for her missing son Junior, she discovers again her homeland - the Philippines of the late 90s, only to realize that its inhabitants are terrorized by corruption and rampant kidnappings. Her generous personality becomes tainted by feelings of revenge.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS FILM IS IN TAGALOG, WITH DUTCH SUBTITLES.

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