Ang Panahon ng Halimaw (Season of the Devil), 2018
Globe Studios/Epicmedia/sine olivia pilipinas production
Black and white, Digital, 3 hours and 52 minutes
In the late 70s, a gang of militias, under the control of the military, terrorizes a remote village in
the Philippines. The terror being inflicted on the populace is not just corporal but intensely psychological as well. They were constantly fed with apocryphal tales about the village leader.
A few souls are not giving up. They are fighting.
The poet/teacher/activist, Hugo Haniway, decides to find out the truth about the disappearance of his wife.
A love story set in the darkest period of Philippine history, the Marcos Dictatorship.
The narrative and the characters are a composite of real events and real people that happened
and existed during the period.
A Filipino rock opera.