Catalino Ortiz Brocka (3 de abril de 1939 - 22 de maio de 1991) foi um diretor de cinema filipino. Ele é amplamente considerado como um dos mais influentes e significativos cineastas filipinos na história do cinema filipino. Ele co-fundou a organização Concerned Artists of the Philippines (CAP), dedicada a ajudar os artistas a lidar com questões que enfrentam o país, e o Movimento de Artista Livre. Ele foi um membro da Coligação para a Restauração da Democracia.Ele dirigiu filmes históricos como Tinimbang Ka Ngunit Kulang (1974), Maynila sa mga Kuko ng Liwanag (1975), Insiang (1976), Bayan Ko: Kapit sa Patalim (1984), e Orapronobis (1989). Após sua morte em um acidente de carro em 1991, ele foi postumamente dado ao Artista Nacional das Filipinas para o prêmio de Filme por "eu fiz contribuições significativas para o desenvolvimento das artes filipinas."
Filmes e Séries de TV
Signos (1984) is a Super 8mm film documentary that was a true product of its time, a collaboration by film artists and writers, who, in spite of varying political persuations, were united by one commo...
How Are The Kids
Uma antologia de seis filmes patrocinada pela UNICEF retratando horrores de infância em todo o mundo. "Hassane" - uma criança desnutrida no Níger precisa de ajuda dos médicos, mas as tradições da alde...
Sa Kabila ng Lahat
Maia Robles era uma famosa comentadora televisiva cujo trabalho foi focado em questões sociais particularmente corrupção no governo. No entanto, porque ela estava tendo um caso com um político, que es...
A Plea to God
A nun is ostracized by her superiors after a brutal encounter with a rapist leaves her pregnant.
Spark in the Dark
Brought up with the belief that a woman should only follow one man and their only role is to be a mother and wife, Ciena married Nitoy. The young newlyweds were invited by their childhood friend, Dick...
Ama... Bakit Mo Ako Pinabayaan?
After her mother dies in childbirth, a blind little girl has to learn to live with her wealthy father’s new wife—her new stepmother—and her two children. After her stepmother purposely leaves her alon...
A teenage boy befriends a starlet who is having an affair with an ambitious mayor. As the elections are coming up, the mayor's wife wants him to get rid of his mistress. The starlet agrees to stop the...
A história de uma tentativa fracassada de condenar o filho de um congressista de estupro leva uma reviravolta inesperada, como o acusado busca uma amizade com a vítima. Um misterioso e mortal violador...
All Be Damned
A corrupt, lonely couple manipulates a naive, young couple using money, power, and lies.
Babangon Ako't Dudurugin Kita
Salve, a content barrio lass, is married to Alfred, an aspiring politician. Alfred meets Via finds out that they can both be very useful to each other's lives. He is set on pursuing a political career...
Fight for Us
The year before the Edsa revolt in a remote barrio, cult fanatics brutally kill a foreigner priest who administered the last rites to an alleged rebel summarily executed himself by the very group. In ...
Abandonado por seu amante americano, um jovem bonito das montanhas viaja para Manila em um esforço para sustentar sua família. Com um rapaz de chamada popular como seu mentor, Paulo entra no mundo bri...
God Is Still Asleep
Wanting a better life for his baby, a driver switches his son for his employers’ newborn girl, forever entwining the futures of both families and enacting a series of violent consequences.
Three Faces of Love
Three different kinds of love stories in one picture all of them top-billed by Sharon Cuneta. One is "I LOVE YOU MOOMOO" where she played the young bride who died while on her honeymoon. In the second...
Maging Akin Ka Lamang
To what lengths would a woman go to be able to possess the man she loved? This film directed by the world-acclaimed Lino Brocka provided an answer. The rich and beautiful Rosita would do anything to w...
Signed: Lino Brocka
Documentary filmmaker Christian Blackwood profiles controversial Filipino director Lino Brocka, detailing his rags-to-riches rise in the mainstream film industry of the Philippines. Primarily using in...
Pasan Ko Ang Daigdig
A riches story amidst the filth and squalor of the Smokey Mountain. A scavenger among the garbage who had to carry her crippled mother on her back while begging on the steps of the Manila Cathedral. R...
Beyond the Mainstream: A Salute to Philippine Independent Cinema
With interviews with National Artists Lamberto Avellana and Lino Brocka and myriad talents from the Mowelfund community such as Nick Deocampo and Raymond Red, Beyond Mainstream documents the robust en...
Napakasakit, Kuya Eddie
A typical story of a hopeless Filipino worker whose last resort is to work abroad to save his family from poverty. Melo trudge the desert to look for greener pasture but it seems like it is too far a...
Ano ang Kulay ng Mukha ng Diyos?
A street hustler falls in love with a bar girl. They get married, but separate when the guy gets meted a death sentence after gunning down a rich customer of the bar in a fit of jealousy. The bar girl...
Três meninas pobres das províncias das Filipinas são atraídas para a grande cidade. Em Manila eles são enganados para trabalhar no comércio sexual.
This is the story of Miguelito, his estranged mother Auring and the quest for justice against a powerful politician. After ten years of suffering in jail for a crime she did not commit, Auring cries o...
Akin ang Iyong Katawan
A 1984 erotic melodrama by Lino Brocka about a former softcore porn star ("bold star" in the Philippines), her abusive husband and their new next-door neighbor.
An actress's past is unraveled after a fan starts stalking her.
This Is My Country
A worker nicknamed Turing finds himself in a quandary when the printing press where he is hired as a casual is hit by a strike. As his wife badly needs medication after getting pregnant, he is forced ...
Dreaming to be released from her miserable life of poverty, Aida, a waitress, abandons her bedridden father, her moralistic mother, her jobless brother and her good-for-nothing sister to live-in with ...
Visions Cinema: Film in the Philippines - A Report by Tony Rayns
Film critic Tony Rayns interviews Lino Brocka and other prominent Filipino filmmakers.
This official entry to the first Metro Manila Film Festival in 1983 directed by Lino Brocka and starred Carmi Martin, Phillip Salvador, Dennis Roldan, Vic Diaz, and Tony Santos, Sr centers on the stor...
Chuck (Christopher de Leon) decides to make an honest woman of his long-time live-in partner Carissa (Dina Bonnevie) by marrying her. But marriage does not seem to agree with them for they are now hea...
In This Corner
A 1982 drama by Lino Brocka set in the world of boxing, starring Phillip Salvador, Vic Vargas and Chanda Romero.
Cain & Abel
In this modern-day version of the biblical legend on Cain and Abel, strong-willed matriarch Señora Pina favors her younger son Ellis over the older Loren whom she blames for the death of her husband. ...
Brocka's potboiler about the rise of a starlet (Gina Alajar) is the quintessential rags-to-riches, prey-turned-predator story, brimming with true-life anecdotes and an authentically acerbic sense of t...
Hello, Young Lovers
Classes clash in this 1981 teen romantic comedy by Lino Brocka about a streetwise college dropout attempting to win the heart of a privileged, wealthy girl.
Caught in the Act
In Lino Brocka's 1981 melodrama, a man's juggling of three women—his wife, his girlfriend, and the wealthy married woman with whom he begins a torrid affair—leads to violent consequences.
After his expulsion from college Juni Locsin (Gabby Concepcion) is forced to continue studies at Eastern College Of The Republic, an ordinary university. This is a contrary environment to the young ma...
Angela Delmar (Hilda Koronel) works as a waitress for one of the seedier bars in Manila. There she meets five patrons of the bar, who also turn out to be a gang specializing in drugging and raping gir...
Nakaw na Pag-ibig
Corazon Rivera (Nora Aunor) is a factory worker in a textile company owned by Cynthia Ocampo's (Hilda Koronel) family. Her live-in partner and co-worker, Robert de Asis (Phillip Salvador), is an ambit...
A scorned teenager gets revenge on the aging gigolo who took advantage of her while pursuing other women.
A mother and daughter falls madly in love with mysterious stranger Emil Santos.
Whore of a Mother
Lino Brocka's masterful melodrama, about a husband who falls in love with his mother-in-law.
Mother, Sister, Daughter
When her half-sister Emilia succeeded in seducing her boyfriend 20 years ago, Pura decided to fly to the United States. Now, she returns to her hometown to see her ailing father. Her surprise visit op...
Poldo, a lowly security in a publishing firm, dreams to be rich. He becomes the personal bodyguard to his employer's son, Sonny, when he impresses the latter with his courage and skills during a quarr...
A simple love story between two souls, a beerhouse dancer and her lover, intensely in search for their place in the sun
Hayop sa Hayop
Hilda Koronel, Phillip Salvador and Bembol Roco play bank robbers who go into hiding in the jungle after one of them kills a civilian during a heist.
The real story behind a killer case.
Wake Up, Maruja
Na virada do século, Maruja Isable Sevilla y Mira envenena-se quando forçada a casar com um homem que ela não ama. Várias décadas depois, ela é reencarnada como uma jovem produtora-atriz, Nina Concepc...
My Father, My Mother
Coring, a gay beautician, is left with a baby by his former ward, Dennis. The baby grows up thinking that Coring is his real father. Everything seems to be smooth until the kid's mother suddenly shows...
Stop Crying Little Boy
Because his mother is too poor to feed her young children, Empoy is sent to work for his exploitative and cruel aunt.
Upon her retirement from being a school teacher, a mother slowly realizes that her children are already grown-up and she now is faced with the dilemna of being part of their lives
Manila nas Garras de Néon
Um jovem pescador de uma aldeia provincial chega à capital em uma busca para encontrar sua namorada, que foi atraída lá com a promessa de trabalho e não tem sido ouvido desde então. Entretanto, ele pe...
Manila - Nas Garras de Neon
Realização de documentário sobre o filme de 1975 de Lino Brocka "Manila in the Claws of Light", com entrevistas e filmagens nos bastidores.
Diego and Gabriela Silang are landed Ilocos natives disaffected with the imposition of the indulto de comercio (a law giving right to Spanish officials to buy rice and tobacco at the price they prefer...
Weighed But Found Wanting
The son of a wealthy man, Junior has everything he could possibly want. But the emptiness of his extravagant lifestyle and the hypocrisy of the town's so-called leading citizens weigh heavily on him, ...
Three, Two, One
"Tatlo, Dalawa, Isa" or in english "Three, Two, One" is a compilation of three intimate stories directed by Filipino cinema legend Lino Brocka. The films show the perseverance of hope despite a sense...
Cadena de Amor
Adapted from Mars Ravelo’s serialized “komiks,” this 1971 melodrama by Lino Brocka stars Rosemarie Sonora, Dante Rivero and Hilda Koronel as a twisted love triangle.
This movie is about the "movies." A story that narrates how an ambitious mother and frustrated actress pushes her youngest son into a tragic career in show business. Her son becomes part of the tinsel...
The Arizona Kid
A Filipino immigrant travels the American west searching for his relatives. Although he doesn't speak much English, he winds up getting involved with Chinese immigrants, a beautiful blonde American gi...
A nighttime attempt to sabotage a Japanese munitions store in the little town of Santiago goes wrong when Gonzalo (Fernando Poe, Jr.) discovers that the schoolhouse they are about to blow up is filled...
Dipped in Gold
Lino Brocka's adaptation of Mars Ravelo's "komiks" melodrama about a successful businessman trying to hide his homosexuality.
Wanted: Perfect Mother
It tells of a couple, Dante and Elsa who hires a new governess, Carla to care for their four children. The governess quickly establishes rapport with the children and the husband creating rumors of an...
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