Movie Night: Manila in the Claws of Light
A gripping Filipino film experience
On Monday, Yoko Cafe organises a screening of 'Manila in the Claws of Light', a 1975 Filipino drama directed by Lino Brocka.
The film follows Julio as he wanders the streets of Manila for almost a year. A few months after his lover, Ligaya, was mysterisouly taken to work in the capital, the young man leaves for the big city to bring her back home. But there, he discovers a merciless place far from the idyllic city that they mesmerised about, where he then realises you must make sacrifices in order to survive.