Season of the devil

Season of the devil

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Berlinale

BERLINALE 2018: SEASON OF THE DEVIL BY LAV DIAZ

By Aldo Padilla

Narrating a country’s historical moment requires understanding it as a complex cycle. It’s not enough with the ambience and historical context. It’s important to suggest the entire travelled road to this day and try to incorporate it in the work. The Philippines is going through a complex moment where abuses of the past seem to come back, since the government appears to be outsourcing violence and keeping the population in fear.

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Berlinale

BERLINALE 2018: SEASON OF THE DEVIL DE LAV DIAZ

Por Aldo Padilla

Para contar los abusos del pasado Lav Díaz decide recurrir al lenguaje y a la estructura del musical, para generar nuevas formas de manifestación, a partir de un experimento donde las melodías a capela magnifican el abuso del opresor y dignifican las denuncias del pueblo.

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