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BUSONG - Palawan Fate
 

An Auraeus Solito Film.
Punay, born with wounds on her feet so severe, cannot step on the earth. Her brother, Angkadang, carries her in a hammock as they search the changing landscapes of Palawan for a healer.

Official Selection, 2011 Cannes Film Festival Directors' Forthnight. Winner of international awards.
(Palawanon & Tagalog, with English subtitles)



Reviews:
"UNIQUE AND WONDERFUL"
Frederic Boyer
Cannes Directors' Fortnight Artistic Director

"TRULY BEATIFIC"
Maggie Lee
Hollywood reporter

"SIMPLY BRILLIANT"
Excessif France

"DREAMLIKE"
MetroFrance

"Political, ecological and magical!"
anglesdevue.com

"LYRICAL"
Bienvenido Lumbera,
Philippine National Artist for Literature

"A new standard in cinematic poetry."
Esensja (Poland)

"COMPLETELY SPELLBINDING"
eastasia.fr

"GENUINELY ASTONISHING"
Richard Kuipers
Variety

"Among the 10 most noted Asian films of 2011!"
Dean Napolitano
The Wall Street Journal

"Solito's spell is potent!"
Andy Webster
The New York Times

Cast:
Alessandra de Rossi, Clifford Banagale

Awards:
Official Selection, 2011 Cannes Film Festival Directors' Fortnight
Winner, Best Director, Best Sound Design, Best Original Music Score, 2011 Cinemalaya Film Festival Directors' Showcase
Winner, FIPRESCI Prize, 2011 Eurasia International Film Festival
Winner, Emile Cantillon Tomorrow's Cinema Award, 2011 Brussels International Festival of Independent Films
Winner, Merata Mita "Best of Stories" Award, National Geographic's 2012 All Roads Film Festival
Winner, Special Award for Artistic Achievement and The Terroir of Cinema Award, 2012 Santa Rosa International Film Festival

Film Festivals:
2011 Cannes Film Festival
2011 Cinemalaya (Manila)
2011 Eurasia International Film Festival (Almaty)
2011 Mill Valley Film Festival (San Rafael, CA)
2011 Warsaw International Film Festival
2011 Toronto ImagineNative
2011 Brussels International Festival of Independent Films
2011 Black Nights Film Festival (Tallinn)
2011 International Film Festival of India (Goa)
2011 International Film Festival Kerala (Trivandrum)
2011 Bangalore International Film Festival
2012 First Peoples' Festival (Montreal)
2012 National Geographic's All Roads Film Festival
2012 Santa Rosa International Film Festival
2012 Cinema du Monde (Rouen)
...and more!

Title #368287
Format: DVD-R