By Nestor U. Torre
News reports about the restoration of Lino Brocka’s masterpiece, “Maynila, Sa Mga Kuko ng Liwanag” (now showing at SM cinemas), have brought back memories of an unusual scriptwriting course that we were asked to teach at the Ateneo de Manila Graduate School in the ’70s.
By Rito P. Asilo
We’re happy to announce that, after Ishmael Bernal’s “Himala” and Peque Gallaga’s “Oro Plata Mata,” film buffs will get a chance to watch Lino Brocka’s exceptional 1975 drama, “Maynila, Sa Mga Kuko Ng Liwanag,” next month—when its gorgeously restored version will be screened in local theaters.
By Bayani San Diego Jr.
One of the most unforgettable moments in Hilda Koronel’s career, if not in her entire life, was her “funeral” scene in Lino Brocka’s 1975 film “Maynila sa mga Kuko ng Liwanag.” The film is in the process of being digitally restored by the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) in partnership with the [...]