Joel Torre | Actor
Jose Rizal's life and works are recounted through a series of non-linear flashbacks which reflect on various aspects of his life - as writer, propagandist, lover, friend, brother, doctor and the man that inspired a revolution.
The Diplomat Hotel
Victoria Lansang (Barreto) is a popular news reporter who has been requested to mediate a hostage crisis. And in front of a national television audience, something horribly goes wrong and people are killed while Victoria suffers a mental breakdown. A year later, she’s eager to get back into the game. However, the only assignment she can get is to do a documentary on the last night of The Diplomat Hotel in Baguio City, a crumbling and abandoned building infamously known for its bloody past and its hauntings. Looking for redemption, she arrives there with her crew and they start ﬁlming. But as they get deeper into the night, the place starts to exert its will on them and they ﬁnd out exactly what monstrous evil awaits at The Diplomat Hotel. By daybreak, their lives will never be the same again.
Bayaning 3rd World
Part-investigative documentary, part-satire and shot entirely in black-and-white, the film tackles the mystery that surrounds the life and death of the Filipino hero, Jose Rizal.