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Hunger Pangs

  • Philippines / 2012 / 11min / DVD / B&W
  • Original Title : Pamatid-Gutom
  • Language : Tagalog
  • Genre : Drama
  • Director : Richard Soriano Legaspi
  • Screenwriter : Richard Soriano Legaspi
  • Cinematographer : Ruston O. Banal
  • Editor : Richard Soriano Legaspi
  • Cast : Rona Manalac, Frank Corona, Mercedes Cabral

Synopsis

A stark rendition of electoral politics in post-EDSA Philippines. A mother, desperate to feed her child, takes part in the feeding programme of the Mayor. Seeing the favourable response of the mayor’s wife to her child, she takes a disturbing gamble.

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