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When the Waves Are Gone

Kapag Wala Nang Mga Alon

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VERDICT: Philippine auteur Lav Diaz offers a damning and doomed critique of the violent state of his country through the on-screen physical and psychological disintegration of a policeman weighed down by the guilt of his murderous past. 

In his director’s statement on the Venice Film Festival website, Lav Diaz is candid about whom he
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