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Bayaning 3rd World (3rd World Hero)

  • 10 10
  • 2000
  • Nonemin
Bayaning 3rd World (3rd World Hero)
  • Tagalog

Two filmmakers try to create a film venturing on the life of Jose Rizal. Before they do that, they try to investigate on the heroism of the Philippine national hero. Of particular focus is his supposed retraction of his views against the Roman Catholic Church during the Spanish regime in the Philippines which he expressed primarily through his two novels Noli Me Tangere and El Filibusterismo. The investigation was done mainly by "interviewing" key individuals in the life of Rizal such as his mother Teodora Alonso, his siblings Paciano, Trinidad, and Narcisa, his love interest and supposed wife Josephine Bracken, and the Jesuit priest who supposedly witnessed Rizal's retraction, Fr. Balaguer. Eventually, the two filmmakers would end up "interviewing" Rizal himself to get to the bottom of the issue.

Bayaning 3rd World (3rd World Hero)
  • Tagalog
Mike de Leon
Mike de Leon Director, Writer
Ricky Davao
Ricky Davao Filmmaker 1
Joel Torre
Joel Torre Jose Rizal
Cris Villanueva
Cris Villanueva Filmmaker 2
Daria Ramirez
Daria Ramirez Doña Teodora
Rio Locsin
Rio Locsin Trining
Lara Fabregas
Lara Fabregas Josephine Bracken
Ed Rocha
Ed Rocha Padre Balaguer

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