Baler

TitleBaler
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsMeily, Mark
Running Time116 min
Date Released12/2008
DistributorVIVA Films
CountryPhilippines
Publication Languageeng
Abstract

This film reveals the complex relationships between the colonizer and the colonized during the Philippine Revolution. Set in the city of Baler, scene of a nearly year-long siege, a Spanish soldier and a young Filipina fall in love. With distance from Spain, soldiers keep fighting despite the cessation of the Spanish-American War.

Cast

Anne Curtis

Jericho Rosales

Phillip Salvador

Andrew Schimmer

Baron Geisler

Ryan Eigenmann

Carlo Aquino

Nikki Bacolod

Mark Bautista 

Credits

Directed by Mark Meily

Produced by Vicente G. del Rosario III, Vic del Rosario Jr., Veronique del Rosario-Corpus, Erwin Genuino, Hermie Go, and June T. Rufino

Screenplay by Roy Iglesias

Story by Roy Iglesias

Music by Vincent de Jesus

Cinematography by Lee Meily

Edited by Danny Anonuevo

Genre

War, Drama, History

Alternate TitleBaler: Love is Worth Fighting For
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