L'Étrange Festival - XXIInd edition - September 7 - 18 2016
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Alipato: The very brief life of an ember

Ang Napakaigsing Buhay Ng Alipato - 2016 - Color - 87 mn - Original version with English subtitles - Philippines, Germany - Drama, Police
Directed by : Khavn. Produced by : Khavn, Achinette Villamor, Stephan Holl, Antoinette Köster. Screenplay by : Khavn, Achinette Villamor. Editing : Carlo Francisco Manatad. Photography : Albert Banzon. Music by : Khavn. With : Khavn, Dido De La Paz, Marti San Juan, Robin Palmes, Bing Austria
European premiere - International competition - Presentation reserved to audience above 16.

In the Manila underworld, the Kostka gang is led by a pack of 10-year olds.They spread fear wherever they go, until a heist where nothing goes as planned…

For many, Ruined Heart as been one of the most beautiful discoveries of the previous edition of L’Étrange Festival. Rejoice, crazy filmmaker Khavn, spiritual son of Kusturica, Jodorowsky and Miike, is back with a film full of remarkable and bold experiments in exalted Filipino shanty towns. With its slaughterhouses, its crappy karaokes and its dusty squats lost in a pile of garbage, Alipato sets Khavn as one of the leaders of a free and crazy cinema we care so much about.

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Wednesday 14 September 2016 - 21:30 - Showroom 500
Friday 16 September 2016 - 16:00 - Showroom 300