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Metro Manila

A rural Filipino family discovers the realities of life on the streets of the capital in director Sean Ellis's crime thriller. Forced to find work when the price of rice plummets, provincial farmer Oscar Ramirez sets out with his wife Mai and their two young children for the capital, Manila. Unfortunately, they soon find themselves the targets for a succession of crooks and scammers, leaving them destitute and living in a slum district. Although their fortunes seem set improve when Oscar manages to get a job working as a security guard on armoured cars, he finds himself in two minds when his partner Ong places temptation in his way by suggesting they steal a shipment of drugs money.

Year: 2013
Genre: Thrillers & Suspense, Asian Cinema, Nick's Favourites
Country: Philippines, UK
Director: Sean Ellis
Starring: Jake Macapagal, John Arcilla, Althea Vega
Duration: 114 Minutes
Rating: R16 - Violence and sexual references
Subtitles: Yes
7.6/10
Location in store: Foreign (Asia)

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