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Jose Rizal

Jose Rizal
Country惻Region Philippines
Archive Topic Awarding Winning Directors
Asian History
Category Feature film
Asia Focus: Year of the Fukuoka Film Festival 1999
Director Marilou Diaz-Abaya
Cast Cesar Montano / Jaime Fabregas / Joel Torre
Other Information 1998 / Color / 35 mm / VISTA / 175 minutes / English Subtitles
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In the late 19th century, a book that was published in Europe created a sensation among the Filipino people. Jose Rizal became a hero in the country. However, he was captured by the Spanish colonial government and executed. This is a biographical movie about Jose Rizal in commemoration of the centenary of the independence of the Philippines. The film depicts his belief through his struggle and uncertainty in a distinguished style. "Jose Rizal" was a remarkable box office hit in the history of the Philippines.

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