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RUINED HEART: Another Lovestory Between A Criminal And A Whore

Thoroughly aware of the cliché, Khavn De La Cruz satirizes this age-old story. There is a dialogue midway through the film, which reflects the independent approach of the director and at the same time the dramatic suspense of this conversation makes for great cinema. The director tells us a lot about life today in the Philippines, thereby finding its own very special, original language. We all talk about how we want to see “junge Wilde”, young and crazy talents on the screen! Here we’ve got one! By the way, Khavn already sat on the International Short Film Jury in Berlin in 2008. (Berlinale)

Boy meets girl. No, it’s not about that. Untimely death. No one’s sure of anything these days. True love. Soul mates. Gun and rose. Genre bending. Heart breaking. Avalanche of colors. Deadpan romance. Lips syncing, singing.

International Title: RUINED HEART! Another Lovestory Between A Criminal And A Whore
Original Title: PUSONG WAZAK! Isa Na Namang Kwento Ng Pag-ibig Sa Pagitan Ng Isang Kriminal At Isang Puta

The first Philippine entry to be officially selected in the International Competition of the short film section of the Berlin International Film Festival.

Kamias Road presents
This is not a film by Khavn

Ian Lomongo as The Criminal
Cara Eriguel as The Whore

Written & Directed by Khavn De La Cruz
Produced by Khavn De La Cruz, Fe Virtudazo-Hyde &  Achinette Villamor
Editing & Sound Design by Lawrence S. Ang
Cinematography by Albert Banzon
Additional Cinematography by Gym Lumbera
Gaffer: Dante Cuanico
Production Management & Location Management by Kristine Kintana
Production Assistant by Harrold Buaron
Production Design by Timmy Harn
Art Direction by Icx Ikay
Additional Design by Norberto Roldan
Costume Design by Allison J. Lumbera
Associate Costume Design by Jacyn Esquillon
Hair by Hecktor Baluyot of Hecktor’s Salon
Piercing by Nolan Bernardino of 55 Tinta Tattoo Shop
Drivers: Rey Contreras & Benjie Aguilar
Catering by Tapa Atbp. (Matapat Street, UP Teachers Village, Quezon City)
Stills by Gym Lumbera, Martha Atienza, Lawrence S. Ang, Albert Banzon, Timmy Harn, Icx Ikay, Kristine Kintana, & Khavn De La Cruz
Music by Arvie Bartolome, Fando & Lis, Angus Lorenzo, Steven Chua

“The Silences”
Performed by Fando & Lis
From the album “Found & Lost”
Music & Lyrics by Khavn De La Cruz

Ramie Jiloca & Ronnie JIloca: Twin Chefs
Angelo Villaflor: Boy Criminal
Anabelle Flores: Girl Whore
Feliciano Nicolas: Grandfather Criminal
Kelly De La Cruz: Grandmother Whore
Carmelita De La Cruz: Jazz Pirate
Timmy Harn: The Gimp
Rey Contreras: Blacklight Waiter
Lawrence S. Ang: Gangster No. 5
Jacyn Esquillon: Ghost of Old Manila
Harrold Buaron: Patient X
Kristine Kintana: Sublime Paralytic
Icx Ikay: Garbage Spice

Green Papaya Art Projects
Pot of Gold Disco & KTV
Bookay-ukay Bookstore
Ledh De La Cruz
Lei Acosta
Tado Jimenez
Beth De La Cruz
Vangie Roxas
Dan Gaffud
Nicolas Family
De La Cruz Family

2 comments on “RUINED HEART: Another Lovestory Between A Criminal And A Whore

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This entry was posted on June 4, 2012 by in Trailers.


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