4 dic. 2010

Turumba

Title: Turumba
Director: Kidlat Tahimik
Writer: Kidlat Tahimik
Year: 1981
Running time: 95 minutes
Country: Philippines
Plot summary:
Set in a tiny Philippine village, the inimitable Kidlat Tahimik's film focuses on a family that makes paper-mache animals to sell during the traditional Turumba festivities. One year, a department store buyer purchases all their stock. When she returns with an order for 500 more (this time with the word "Oktoberfest" painted on them), the family's seasonal occupation becomes year-round alienated labor.

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