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Brillante Mendoza

Started his career as a production designer for movies and advertisements. Founded his own production company Center Stage Productions in 2005. Made his directorial debut with the film Masahista (2005), which won the Golden Leopard Award at the Locarno International Film Festival in Switzerland. Tirador (2007) won him the Caligari Film Award at the same festival. Received the Best Director Award at the Cannes Film Festival for the film Kinatay (2009). Competed in the Berlin International Film Festival; the movie submitted was Captive (2012). Won the La Navicella Venezia Cinema Award at the Venice Film Festival for his movie Thy Womb (2012). Received knighthood from the French government; was named Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Arts et Lettres or Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters and is the first Filipino director to have received this honor. Manoro (2006) is a part of Philippine Department of Education's curriculum for Grade 8 students.

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
80% Ma' Rosa
  • Director
2016
No Score Yet The Captive
  • Producer
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
2015
No Score Yet Trap (Taklub)
  • Director
2015
No Score Yet Sapi
  • Director
2013
No Score Yet Philippine New Wave: This Is Not a Film Movement
  • Actor
2012
No Score Yet Captured
  • Director
2012
No Score Yet Sinapupunan (Thy Womb)
  • Director
2012
No Score Yet Manoro
  • Director
2011
No Score Yet Quattro Hongkong 2
  • Director
2011
No Score Yet Lola
  • Director
2011
78% Slingshot (Tirador)
  • Director
2010
71% Kinatay (Butchered) (The Execution of P)
  • Director
2009
No Score Yet Lola (Grandmother)
  • Director
2009
81% Serbis (Service)
  • Director
2008
No Score Yet Kaleldo
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
  • Producer
2008
No Score Yet Foster Child
  • Director
2007
No Score Yet Masseur
  • Director
2007
No Score Yet Masahista (The Masseur)
  • Director
2005
No Score Yet Downpour
  • Director
1972

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