Escapism: a glorified tragedy
A HAUNTING FAIRYTAIL TO THE LOSS OF EQUANAMITY.
Kun Maupay it Panahon (Whether the weather is fine) starts not as an absurdist and surrealist ode to the topic that it discusses: the Yolanda Tragedy, but rather a contrapuntal experience with its imagery and sound design imposing two different tones sarcastically, almost hauntingly.
The film then proceeds on superseding narrative exposition to a point of contextualizing metaphors through its characters and allegorizes societal trauma. Its elaborate set design played well…
I FEEL LIKE PWEDE NA AKONG MAMATAY AFTER BEING ABLE TO FINISH THIS FILM! :)
Coming in this film, i thought lav’s cinematography with his films would be breathtaking since he’s known for long takes and static shots; but his appalling yet invigorating framing in a world that’s devoid of color, and music approaches a revelation of truth and reality.
Ang galing din kasi hindi ako nabagot,, medyo ineexpect ko na makakatulog or aantukin ako pero there’s something about his…
FIRST OF ALL, ANDAMI KONG THOUGHTS PERO ETO SILA IN BULLETED FORM📍
📍 why do i feel like halos lahat ng narrative ng STAR cinema dito mag stem out 😭 like yung mga back stories ng bawat characters sobrang ganda and sobrang pwedeng maging stand alone film 😭 Parang dito kumuha ng maraming film references in terms of writing ganon hahahaha Feel ko lang naman pero di ko rin sure 😆
📍 VILMA SANTOS IS GOLD, nakakaloka parang gusto ko…