Joy&Angel

Verdict

A Film by Raymund Ribay Gutierrez

Technical details : 2019 - Philippines, France - Drama - 1.78 - 126 min.

Cast : Max Eigenmann, Kristoffer King

Languages : Filipino

Producers : Brillante Ma Mendoza

SYNOPSIS

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

SYNOPSIS

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…

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