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  • by Brillante Mendoza
  • Philippines/France
  • 94.0 mins
  • Festival: 2009
  • Section: Jury Member's Films

Serbis – LW

Serbis is the story of a surprising ‘second run’ for an old movie-house in Angeles, in the Philippines. A large family take up residence there, and share out operational duties to keep it going, via screening erotic films from the 70s. The protagonists try to overcome the economic, social, and sexual problems that confront them, whilst making an effort to maintain morale and a sense of humour. Serbis was selected for the Official Competition at Cannes in 2008.

Production Year: 2008

Production country: Philippines/France

Runtime: 94.0 mins


Director: Brillante Mendoza

Screenplay: Armando Lao

Cinematography: Odyssey Flores

Music: Gian Gianan

Sound: Emmanuel Nolet Clemente

Editing: Claire Villa-Real

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Production:  Swift Productions
Ignatius Films

World Sales:  Fortissimo Films

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