The Manila Lover

by Johanna Pyykkö

Sélection 2019

NORWAY / PHILIPPINES 2019 26′ IN ENGLISH / NORWEGIAN / TAGALOG

World premiere Competition Short Film

During a trip to the Philippines, middle-aged Norwegian Lars has met the Filipina he wants to share his life with, but to his surprise she turns him down. Lars now has to face his own prejudices and deal with this uncomfortable situation.