FILMS

ENGKWENTRO

Pepe Diokno
61 mins | Action, Crime | 2009

Richard and Raymond are two teenage brothers. Richard is the leader of his gang “BagongBuwan,” while Raymond is just being attracted into a rival gang, “BatangDilim.” Complications occur at a deadly midnight engkwentro (square-off), when Raymond is given the task of killing his older brother. Meanwhile, the City Death Squad lurks in the dark. This real-life vigilante group is allegedly backed by the city mayor and responsible for many unsolved murders of teen gangsters. Today, they are hunting down Richard. Will they take the younger brother, too?

CAST

Felix Roco, Daniel Medrana, Eda Nolan, Zyrus Desamprado, Bayang Barrios, Celso Ad Castillo

PRODUCTION STAFF

Producer, Screenwriter & Director Pepe Diokno, Line Producer Amor Olaguer, Director of Photography Neil Daza, Sound Designer Mark Laccay, Production Designer Leeroy New, Production Manager Chie Floresca, Assistant Directors Bianca Balbuena, Jerson Guiwa, Location Manager JR Nopia

*Cinemalaya Award-Special Jury Citation