In acclaimed writer-director John Sayles latest film, “Amigo”, he examines the forgotten history of the Philippine-American War.
According to the film’s synopsis, when Rafael Dacanayʼs (Joel Torre) rural village in the Philippines is occupied by American troops hunting for Filipino guerillas, he comes under pressure to collaborate from both the blood-and-guts Colonel Hardacre (Chris Cooper) and the head of the local guerillas, his brother Simón (Ronnie Lazaro). Rafael must carefully make the near-impossible, potentially deadly decisions faced by civilians in an occupied country.
“Amigo” is set for limited release August 19, 2011 in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and selected additional markets) with an August 26, 2011 (Expanding to other cities)
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