Berlinale

Norte, the end of history
(Norte, hangganan ng kasaysayan)

Synopsis
A man is wrongly jailed for murder while the real killer roams free. The murderer is an intellectual frustrated with his country's never-ending cycle of betrayal and apathy. The convict is a simple man whose life in prison becomes more tolerable when something mysterious and strange starts happening to him.


World premiere
Cannes International Film Festival 2013, Un Certain Regard

Key festivals and awards
Cannes International Film Festival 2013
Nuremberg International Human Rights Film Festival 2013
Cinemanila International Film Festival 2013
Vienna International Film Festival 2013
Best Film – Best Screenplay- Best Cinematography, Gawad Urian Awards 2014
Toronto International Film Festival 2014
New York Film Festival 2014
San Diego Asian Film Festival 2014
Golden Screen Awards 2014
Film Independent Spirit Awards 2015
London Film Critics’ Circle Awards 2015

Theatrical release in Germany
December 25, 2014

Philippines 2013
Director: Lav Diaz
Producers: Wacky O Productions (Philippines), Moira Lang (Philippines)
World sales: M-appeal (Germany)
German distributor: Grandfilm

Funded in the WCF jury meeting in November 2014
Distribution funding: 7,000 €