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Pinoys in another Berlin film

/ 12:10 AM February 19, 2016
 “DEADWEIGHT”

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Apart from Lav Diaz’s “Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis,” another Berlin film topbills Filipinos. Axel Koenzen’s “Deadweight,” an entry in the Berlinale’s Forum section, features Archie Alemania in the lead. A German-Finnish production, the film centers on the guilt-ridden foreign captain of a container ship, with an all-Filipino crew, that encounters a fatal mishap. Koenzen cast Alemania after seeing him in Diaz’s “Norte, Hangganan ng Kasaysayan.” Bayani San Diego Jr.

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