Private Project

Pulangui

On each of two flourishing Moro communities separated
by a vast river are two brothers who feel a longing that is
beyond the grasp of their content and idyll life. In the end,
they seek the river to find their own peace.

  • BAGANE FIOLA
    Director
    Wailings in the Forest
  • Bagane Fiola
    Story
    Wailings in the Forest
  • Keisha Therese Halili
    Story
    Pagsalig
  • Anna Miguel Cervantes
    Story
    Wailings in the Forest
  • Sharon Mae de los Santos
    Story
    Marsokwatro
  • Bagane Fiola
    Scriptwriter
    Wailings in the Forest
  • McRobert Nacario
    Producer
    Ang Assassination, Markado
  • Bagane Fiola
    Producer
    Wailings in the Forest
  • Keisha Therese Halili
    Producer
    Pagsalig
  • Bagane Fiola
    Cinematographer
    Wailings in the Forest
  • Michael Angelo Nacario
    Cinematographer
  • Anna Miguel Cervantes
    Production Design
    Wailings in the Forest
  • Willie Apa, Jr.
    Sound Design
    Wailings in the Forest
  • Amer Hassan Arsad
    Key Cast
    “Ysmael”
    Masla A Papanok
  • Haidie Sangkad
    Key Cast
    “Bai Iya”
    Daughters of the Three Tailed Banner
  • Juari Rosdi Dumama Piang
    Key Cast
    “Abdul”
  • Anwar Rudin Emblawa
    Key Cast
    “Grandfather”
  • Bagane Fiola
    Writer
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Pulangui
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Drama
  • Runtime:
    22 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    July 29, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    3,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Philippines
  • Country of Filming:
    Philippines
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    1.77 (16:9)
  • Film Color:
    Black & White
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • CinemaOne Originals 2018
    Quezon City
    Philippines
    October 12, 2018
    National Premiere
  • Mindanao Film Festival 2018
    Davao
    Philippines
    December 3, 2018
    Davao Premiere
    Winner Best Film
  • Sharjah Film Platform
    Sharjah
    United Arab Emirates
    January 18, 2019
    Aisan Premiere
  • Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences (FAMAS) Awards
    Manila
    Philippines
    Nominee for Best Film 2019
  • Gawad Urian
    Manila
    Philippines
    Nominee for Best Film 2019
Director Biography - BAGANE FIOLA

Bagane Fiola is a filmmaker from Mindanao, in southern Philippines. His second feature film Baboy Halas (Wailings in the Forest) was selected under the Bright Future non-competition section of the 47th International Film Festival Rotterdam in 2017. It won the NETPAC Jury Price award during its World Premiere at the QCinema International Film Festival held in Manila Philippines in 2016. Recently, the film was given a Special Newcomer Award at the Internationales Film Festival Mannheim-Heidelberg in Germany in October 2017. Fiola is the founder and festival director of the Ngilngig Asian Fantastic Film Festival Davao, the first fantastic film festival of its kind in the Philippines. His previous works include the film Sonata Maria, which won Best First Film at the Young Critics Circle of the Philippines 2014, and several short films, which have been exhibited in various regional film festivals. (from Kaleido Asia Collaborative Film Program Southeast Asia and Japan 2018 by Jay Rosas).

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