Fatima Marie Torres and the Invasion of Space Shuttle Pinas 25

Philippines | 2016 | 17 minutes | Carlo Francisco Manatad

Set during the launch of the first space shuttle of the Philippines, an ordinary old couple living in the suburbs attempts to go about their life during this strange day.

Director Biography

Carlo Francisco Manatad is a Filipino film director and editor based in Manila. His films have been screened at international film festivals such as Locarno, Clermont Ferrand, Winterthur and Busan to name a few. He is currently working on his first feature film, A Wrong Season about the devastation of his hometown by a supertyphoon.

  • Director: Carlo Francisco Manatad
  • Principal Cast: Eduardo Ngo, Helen Ang, JD Chavez
  • Premiere Status: Seattle
  • Country: Philippines
  • Year: 2016
  • Running Time: 17 minutes
  • Producer: Victoria Mostoles
  • Screenplay: Carlo Francisco Manatad
  • Cinematographers: Chesca Espiritu
  • Editors: Carlo Francisco Manatad
  • Music: Addiss Tabong
  • Awards: Aspen Shortsfest 2017 (Best Comedy)
  • Language: Filipino, English, Bahasa, Chinese, Japanese, German
  • Has Subtitles: Yes
  • Format: DCP

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