Man With A Hoe

A farmer recalls his tragic past as his grandson inquires about his identity. As the past is retold, the future of the two becomes ambivalent. Based on an Edwin Markham's poem, Man With A Hoe tells a contextualized adaptation of a farmer's plight from feudal violence.

  • Mharvin Oyao
    Director
  • Zedric Castillo
    Writer
  • Bernadeth Rico
    Writer
  • Lorena Avorque
    Producer
  • Remnant Jarabejo
    Producer
  • Daniel Mangahas
    Key Cast
    "Fabian"
  • Eunice Macapaz
    Key Cast
    "Dolores"
  • Joy Bustillo
    Key Cast
    "Charo"
  • Reymart Daulong
    Key Cast
    "Mister Minares"
  • Melvin Tilos
    Key Cast
    "Governor"
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    25 minutes 16 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 17, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    77 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Philippines
  • Country of Filming:
    Philippines
  • Language:
    Tagalog
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital 35mm
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Bulacan State University
  • CineTres FIlm Festival
    San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan
    Philippines
    May 24, 2019
    People's Choice Award, Best Official Soundtrack, Best Scoring, Best Production Design, Best Editing, Best Supporting Actress, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Actor, Best Screenplay Adaptation, Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Picture
  • First-Time Filmmaker Sessions (Lift-Off Film Festival)
    Pinewood Studios, United Kingdom
    United Kingdom
    January 13, 2020
    Online Stream via Vimeo On-Demand
    Official Selection
Distribution Information
  • MABUHAY Productions, CineTres Films
    Distributor
    Country: Worldwide
    Rights: All Rights, Internet
Director - Mharvin Oyao