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Drama, Comedy, Dark Comedy

Manila is Full of Men Named Boy

On July 7, 2009, Michael Jackson’s funeral captures the attention of an entire nation when it broadcasts throughout The Philippines. That same day, Boy Manatad buys a "son" who can drink and smoke to impress his hyper-masculine father, Rodrigo. However, when Rodrigo and his friends take to the child as one their own, Boy is forced to come to terms with his own insecurities...and Michael Jackson.

Film Details

Synopsis

On July 7, 2009, Michael Jackson’s funeral captures the attention of an entire nation when it broadcasts throughout The Philippines. That same day, Boy Manatad buys a "son" who can drink and smoke to impress his hyper-masculine father, Rodrigo. However, when Rodrigo and his friends take to the child as one their own, Boy is forced to come to terms with his own insecurities...and Michael Jackson.

  • Director Andrew Stephen Lee
  • Writer Andrew Stephen Lee, Neda Jebelli, and Emre Gulcan
  • Producer Caleb Negassa, Valerie Martinez
  • Cast Jon Norman Schneider, Reynald Raissel Santos and Rafael Roco Jr.
  • Runtime 21mins
  • Country Philippines

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