Lino Brocka
Date of Birth
Apr 03, 1940
Birth Place:
San Jose, Nueva Ecija, Philippines

Biography

Lino Brocka was the best known filmmaker in the Philippines. During his 20 year career, Brocka made at least 50 movies; many of which were notable for their political content -- some of which called for violence. Though he made many commercial films, they were just the springboard for the political, more personal films that were dear to him. His first phase was spent establishing himself. He began...