Prologue to the Great Desaparecido

  • 30'
  • Philippines
  • 2013
Productive filmmaker Lav Diaz shoots lots of long films, but there are some he hasn't made yet, such as the historical film The Great Desaparecido. This prologue gives us an idea what the next masterpiece will be like: black-and-white, wet jungles and real people in authentic costumes. See also Norte, the End of History in Spectrum.

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Director
Lav Diaz
Premiere
Dutch Premiere
Countries of production
Philippines, France
Year
2013
Festival Edition
IFFR 2014
Length
30'
Medium
DCP
Original title
Prologo sa ang dakilang desaparecido
Language
Filipino
Producers
Bianca Balbuena, Bich-Quân Tran
Production Companies
Epicmedia Inc., Dissidenz Films
Sales
Dissidenz Films
Screenplay
Lav Diaz
Cinematography
Lav Diaz
Editor
Lav Diaz
Sound Design
Lav Diaz
Cast
Hazel Orencio