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Insiang Reviews

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Ethan Vestby
The Film Stage
April 8, 2016
It's rough, but not necessarily raw, for every image and rhythm feels perfectly calibrated.
Jose B. Capino
Film Comment Magazine
November 19, 2013
Such an unforgiving vision of urban poverty justifies the excesses in this domestic drama.
Nick Schager
Slant Magazine
September 27, 2006
Just as its intro's slaughterhouse apparatus violently destroys pigs, so too does the crushing poverty of the Philippines crush the titular heroine of Insiang.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
October 14, 2006
Filipino film set in a shantytown where poverty breeds anger, hatred, and violence in its residents.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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