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The Season of the Devil

Ang Panahon ng Halimaw

2018 / Philippines / 234 min / N-13
Total votes: 8, Average: 8.4
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Director(s) - Lav Diaz
Screenwriter(s) - Lav Diaz
Actors - Piolo Pascual, Shaina Magdayao, Pinky R. Amador, Bito Aguilos, Joel Saracho, Hazel Orencio, Bart Guingona, Angel Aquino, Junji Delfino, DMs Boongaling, Lilit Reyes, Ian Lomongo, Iain Liew, Bradley Liew, Gan Hui Yee
Producer(s) - Bianca Balbuena, Bradley Liew
Cinematographer - Larry Manda
Editor(s) - Lav Diaz
Composer(s) - Lav Diaz
Sales agent - Films Boutique
Distributor -
Production company -
Dialogues - Tagalog
Subtitles - Lithuanian, English
In the late 1970s, a military-controlled militia is oppressing a remote village in the Philippine jungle. The uniformed men armed with machine guns are responsible for spreading a terror that is both physical and psychological in nature. They create an atmosphere in which neighbours become enemies and seek to eradicate the villagers’ faith in legends and spirits. Fearless young doctor Lorena opens a clinic for the poor, but disappears without a trace shortly afterwards. Her husband, the poet, activist and teacher Hugo Haniway, wants to find out the truth of his wife’s whereabouts. When he arrives, he is confronted with a community shattered by despotism and violence.


2018 – Šėtono laikas / Season of the Devil
2016 – Moteris, kuri išėjo / The Woman Who Left
2015 – Lopšinė liūdnai paslapčiai / A Lullaby to the Sorrowful Mystery
2014 – Audros vaikai (dok. f.) / Storm Children: Book One (doc.)
2014 – Iš to, kas yra prieš / From What Is Before
2013 – Norte. Istorijos pabaiga / Norte, The End of History
2011 – Gimdymo amžius / Century of Birthing
2008 – Melancholija / Melancholia
2004 – Filipinų šeimos evoliucija / Evolution of a Filipino Family
2001 – Batangas / Batang West Side