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The Filipino revolution that even Marcos couldn't crush!

In the final decades of the 20th century, the Philippines was a country where low-budget exploitation-film producers were free to make nearly any kind of movie they wanted, any way they pleased. It was a country with extremely lax labor regulations and a very permissive attitude towards cultural expression. As a result, it became a hotbed for the production of cheapie movies. Their history and the genre itself are detailed in this breezy, nostalgic documentary.

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My attempt to do the 2017 cult movie challenge!!

Here's the original list: letterboxd.com/bigdaddywarbuxx/list/the-2017-cult-movie-challenge/detail/