Brillante Mendoza's KINATAY
ADOBO MAIN COURSE PRESENTS
BRILLANTE MENDOZA'S "KINATAY"
Fresh from gracing the cover of adobo's July-August issue, 2009 Cannes Film Festival's Best Director Brillante Mendoza and his film "Kinatay" headline adobo main course.
Join adobo magazine and Kodak as they celebrate this Filipino's talent and achievement. Attend this exclusive screening at Cinema 2, Greenbelt 3 on Tuesday, August 25, 2009.
Screening starts at 7:00 pm sharp. adobo main course caps the evening with a Director’s Commentary.
Tickets available at PHP300.00. Please contact Mafel Hebulan at firstname.lastname@example.org or sms +63 917 582 6536 for additional information. RSVP
About the film
“Kinatay” (Butchered) follows the story of a young criminologist in dire need of money to pay for his upcoming wedding. Accepting a job that will earn him $2,000 for a night, he realizes too late, the task involves torturing and killing a young prostitute.
The 100-minute film stars Coco Martin, Mercedes Cabral, Julio Diaz and Maria Isabel Lopez.
About the director
After a long career as a production designer, Brillante Mendoza directed his first film, "Masahista", in 2005. He has since produced and directed eight films, all of which have been exhibited and lauded in film festivals the world over. In June 2009, his work on the controversial "Kinatay" compelled the prestigious Cannes Film Festival jury to name him Best Director, making him the first Filipino to ever receive the honor.
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