Verdict

Venice
Orizzonti
Toronto IFF
2019
Telluride FF
2019
Busan IFF
2019

Verdict

A Film by Raymund Ribay Gutierrez

2019 - France/Philippines - Drama - 1.78 - 126 min.

with Max Eigenmann & Kristoffer King

Language: Filipino
Produced by Brillante Ma Mendoza

Joy and her six-year-old daughter Angel live in Manila, with her husband, Dante, a small-time criminal. As so often in the past, Dante comes home drunk at night and beats Joy brutally. This time, he also hurts Angel. Joy grabs her daughter and flees to the local police post to finally get him sent to jail. Joy learns that justice takes time at best and is impossible to get at worst. Not without reason, she feels that she and her daughter are increasingly under threat…

Venice
Orizzonti
Toronto IFF
2019
Telluride FF
2019
Busan IFF
2019

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