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Norte, The End of History

Synopsis
In the northern Philippine province of Luzon, a law-school dropout commits a horrific double murder; a gentle family man takes the fall and receives a life sentence, leaving behind a wife and two kids. A careful rethinking of Dostoyevsky’s Crime and Punishment which also deal with the director’s longstanding obsessions: cultural memory, national guilt, and the origin of evil. The wounds and defeats of Filipino history loom large in each of Lav Diaz’s films.
Language
English
Country
Philippines
Year of production
2014
Notes
Dual format. In Filipino with English subtitles.
Subjects
Film studies; Literature; Philosophy
Keywords
film adaptations; history; Philippines; Crime and Punishment (novel)

Credits

Director
Lav Diaz

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL, Blu-Ray DVD
Price
£8.69
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
250 minutes
Year
2019

Distributor

Name

New Wave Films

Email
info@newwavefilms.co.uk
Web
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Phone
020 3178 7096
Fax
020 3008 6171
Address
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