New Europe caught up with Brillante Mendoza in Brussels. The Filipino movie director spoke to us about his old and new cinema projects. Mendoza is the winner of the Best Director award at the Cannes Film Festival 2009 for the film Kinatay.
Can you tell us about the film you screened at Cannes this year?
Yes, Taklub was shot in the southern Philippines where the local community was hit by the terrible typhoon Yolanda. It’s based on the survivors’ real life stories, which we tried to put togeth...


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