THOSE LONG HAIRED NIGHTS (Mga Gabing Kasinghaba Ng Hair Ko)

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Directed by: Gerardo Calagui 2017 | 72 min.

Section: Southeast Asian Showcase

Premiere: North American Premiere

Countries: Philippines

Languages: Tagalog

Genres: Crime, Drama, LGBT


Synopsis

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At night, Manila’s red light Burgos district starts shining and its shops get busy welcoming tourists and women from different countries. The life of Tuesday, Amanda and Barbie is also here. Providing sexual services, the three transgender women are close friends. Tuesday hopelessly longs for romantic love. Wise Amanda visits her hometown to attend her ex-girlfriend’s son’s christening. She told her family that she works for a bank and her parents have been renovating their home with her money. To her parents, she is a great son or daughter. To her friends, she is an object of both envy and temptation. Recklessly ambitious Barbie tries to make money through drug dealing, but she feels threatened by dangers hidden everywhere. Pursuing love, success and dreams, their lives become part of a confusing night.  

— Busan International Film Festival

 

Synopsis written by: Busan International Film Festival

At night, Manila’s red light Burgos district starts shining and its shops get busy welcoming tourists and women from different countries. The life of Tuesday, Amanda and Barbie is also here. Providing sexual services, the three transgender women are close friends. Tuesday hopelessly longs for romantic love. Wise Amanda visits her hometown to attend her ex-girlfriend’s son’s christening. She told her family that she works for a bank and her parents have been renovating their home with her money. To her parents, she is a great son or daughter. To her friends, she is an object of both envy and temptation. Recklessly ambitious Barbie tries to make money through drug dealing, but she feels threatened by dangers hidden everywhere. Pursuing love, success and dreams, their lives become part of a confusing night.  

Screenings

Saturday, November 04 6:45 PM Dole Cannery E Date Passed

Cast & Crew

Director Gerardo Calagui
Screenwriter Mark Angos
Producer Bianca Balbuena
Cast Matt Daclan, Anthony Falcon, Rocky Salumbides
Cinematographer Bradley Liew
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