The Ashes and Ghosts of Tayug 1931

A filmmaker revisits the town of Tayug, Pangasinan in preparation for a new feature film she is making about the folk hero Pedro Calosa and the Tayug Uprising of 1931. As she revisits the actual sites in Tayug where the infamous uprising had taken place, she imagines scenes in her new film about the subject. As she goes deeper in her research at Tayug, she uncovers the memories of the townspeople about Pedro Calosa and the Tayug Uprising of 1931.

  • Christopher Gozum
    The Child of the Sun; Forever Loved
  • Christopher Gozum
  • Quezon City Film Development Foundation ; Fe GingGing Hyde; Jun Lana ; Perci Intalan ; Vivian Palisoc
  • Fe GingGing Hyde ; Perry Dizon ; Soliman Cruz; Cedrick Juan
    Key Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Dapol Tan Payawar Na Tayug 1931
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Experimental, Feature
  • Runtime:
    2 hours 19 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    October 19, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    30,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
  • Country of Filming:
    Liechtenstein, Philippines
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital (Black Magic)
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
    Black & White
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • 5th Quezon City International Film Festival 2017
    Quezon City
    October 20, 2017
    Philippine Premiere
    NETPAC Jury Prize Award
Distribution Information
  • Sine Caboloan Ltd.Co.
    Country: Philippines
    Rights: All Rights, Theatrical
Director Biography - Christopher Gozum

Christopher Gozum studied Film in the University of the Philippines and is an alumnus of the 2006 Asian Film Academy (South Korea). His films received the Cultural Center of the Philippines Award for Alternative Film and Video (2005), as well as the Best Short Film (2007), the Ishmael Bernal Award for Young Filipino Filmmaker (2008), the Lino Brocka Grand Prize (2009) and the Best Director Award (2009), all in the Digital Lokal section of the Cinemanila International Film Festival.
Gozum was an overseas Filipino worker in Saudi Arabia from 2007 to 2015. He is now based in his hometown of Bayambang.

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