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In the Navel of the Sea

In the Navel of the Sea
Country惻Region Philippines
Archive Topic Awarding Winning Directors
Category Feature film
Asia Focus: Year of the Fukuoka Film Festival 1998
Director Marilou Diaz-Abaya
Cast Jomari Yllana / Elizabeth Oropesa / Rolando Tinio
Other Information 1998 / Color / 35 mm / VISTA / 113 minutes / English Subtitles
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Pepito, whose mother is a midwife, has the intention to succeed her. The story takes place on a small island surrounded by the sea where it is far from an advanced civilization. The film represents a mythical world. The film depicts life on the island, religion, and human relationships like a fantasy.

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