Tribeca Film Festival movie set for spring release
It was a big deal at the Tribeca Film Festival in America last spring, and also picked up accolades and acclaim from the likes of Fantasia International Film Festival in Canada and the Athens Film Festival in Greece, now Drafthouse Films has released a clip of its Philippine abduction thriller as it seeks to release the film in theaters in April.
Continue reading: Watch! Gritty Trailer For Filipino Thriller 'Graceland' (Video)
Marlon Villar is the trusted Filipino chauffeur of the corrupt politician Manuel Chango who is assigned the task of picking up Chango's young daughter and his own from school on one fateful afternoon. Such a simple duty takes a turn for the worst, however, when they are pulled over on the way home by a member of the brutal Filipino police force who shoots at one of the girls and kidnaps the other, holding her for ransom in a ruthless action against Chango. However, when they manage to take hostage of Villar's daughter instead of Chango's, he finds himself struggling against time to track her down attempting to unravel the motives of the hijackers and Chango's shady secrets whilst simultaneously being thrown into the debauched, poverty stricken world of Graceland, where dangerous crimes and prostitution are a thing of routine.
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