Multi-awarded film ‘Balangiga: Howling Wilderness’ coming to Netflix
December 14, 2020
Multi-awarded film “Balangiga: Howling Wilderness” is coming to Netflix on December 20.
The 2017 drama film is set during the US-occupied Philippines and follows the story of Kulas, an eight-year old boy who flees his hometown with his grandpa and must survive the wilderness with a toddler he takes under his wing.
It stars Justine Samson, Pio Del Rio, Warren Tuaño, and Daniel Palisa.
The movie is helmed by Khavn De La Cruz and penned by Jerry Gracio, Achinette Villamor, and De La Cruz.
“Balangiga: Howling Wilderness” first premiered at the QCinema International Film Festival in 2017, bagging multiple awards including “Best Picture,” “Best Director,” “Best Actor,” and “Best Supporting Actor.”
The film also won “Best Picture,” “Best Original Screenplay,” “Best Cinematography,” and “Best Original Song,” in the 66th Filipino Academy of Movies Arts and Sciences (FAMAS) Awards; “Best Film” and “Best Musical Scoring” at the 41st Gawad Urian Awards; and “Jury Prize” award at the 12th Bangkok ASEAN Film Festival.