TRAILER: Lav Diaz’s Award-Winning “Ang Babaeng Humayo” Starring Charo Santos-Concio

Lav Diaz’s “Ang Babaeng Humayo,” or “The Woman Who Left” in its international title, recently won at the prestigious Venice Film Festival. The film bagged the top prize of the nightthe Golden Lion awardbeating films by other renowned directors from around the globe.

READ: Lav Diaz Film “Ang Babaeng Humayo” Wins Top Prize at Venice Film Festival

Ang Babaeng Humayo stars former ABS-CBN executive Charo Santos-Concio, and is about a school teacher seeking revenge after being incarcerated for 30 years over a crime she did not commit. Diaz says that the film is reflective of the Philippines’ struggles after centuries of colonialism. Ang Babaeng Humayo is also filmed entirely in black and white, and runs for almost four hours.

Watch the film’s teaser here:

Will you be watching the film? What are your expectations?






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