D. Taklub (Trap)

Taklub (Trap)


Directed by Brillante Mendoza

Philippines / 2015 / 97 min / Drama

2015 Cannes International Film Festival Ecumenical Jury Special Mention

Language:  Filipino with Japanese subtitles


Sakuraiyakkyoku Central Hall (Sendai) / 16h00

Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Tokyo (Tokyo) / 19h00

In November 2013, a super typhoon ripped through and devastated the city of Tacloban in Leyte, Philippines. Shot in the aftermaths of this disaster, the film portraits the lives of the survivors and their deep scars. As if grieving from the loss of their loved ones was not enough, a series of events continue to test their endurance. People are left with helplessness, but they strive to live strong and to bring back their ordinary life.