Manila in the Claws of Light
A young fisherman from a provincial village arrives in the capital on a quest to track down his girlfriend, who was lured there with the promise of work and hasn’t been heard from since. In the meantime, he takes a low-wage job at a construction site and witnesses life on the streets, where death strikes without warning, corruption and exploitation are commonplace, and protests hint at escalating civil unrest.Manila in the Claws of Light featuring Bembol Roco and Hilda Koronel is streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and available for rent or purchase on Google Play. It's a drama and LGBTQ movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 7.8 (1,375 votes) and was very well received by critics.
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Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel).
Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Google Play).
Not available to watch free online.
Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.
#110 Ranked in LGBTQ Movies
#319 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel
#1176 Ranked in Thriller Movies
Manila in the Claws of Light has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.8 (1,375 votes) and was very well received by critics. The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.