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Friday, June 18, 2004
IMELDA documentary movie is now showing at many theatres in the United States as part of the Sundance Film Festival. This will be shown next month in the Phillipines but Imelda Marcos wants the movie not to be shown in the Phils. next month, so she filed a court petition in Makati to ban it from being shown in the country.

Here are the comments of those who have seen the movie:

1). "IMELDA is a devastating portrait of how power begets self delusion. Diaz (Director) refrain from judgement"(Stephen Holden , NEW YORK TIMES)

2). "IMELDA is entertaining and historically significant"(Sharon Waxman, NEW YORK TIMES)

3). "Bizarre, funny and surreal. The film strays into Michael Moore country" (Jason LLoren SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE)

4). "Sharp, fascinating and disturbing. A filem that makes us laugh and think." (Sarah Kerr, VOGUE)

5). "By turns humourous, insightful, and infuriating. IMELDAshould be a hit." (James Greenberg, CHICAGO SUN TIMES)

6). "Love her or hate her, the film is must see for every filipino." (Philip Cu-Unjieng, PHILIPPINE STAR)

7). "A truly compelling masterpiece." (Anthony Advincula , FILIPINO TIMES)

8). res"Engaging and masterful. It may evoke contradictory response". (Romina Saha, PHILPPINE NEWS)

9). "Pervesely fascinating. Director Diaz allows her audience to draw its own conclusion." (Jean Lovensen, SAN DIEGO METRO)

10). "Amazing, ridiculous and outrageous. a marvel". (Stephen Whitty, THE NEW JERSEY STAR LEDGER)

11). "Funny in a very sick way". (David Noh, FILM JOURNAL INTERNATIONAL)

12). "Hugely entertaining and informative." (Ken Fox, TV GUIDE)

13). "Remarkable and valiant". (Tim Ryan, HONOLULU STAR BULLETIN)

14). "Whatever your beliefs, IMELDA, will startle, amuse, annoy and even entertain you. Fascinating!". (Wayne Harada , HONOLULU ADSVERTISER)

15). "Informative and compelling." An irresistible story". (Robert Deverstein,ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS)

16). "Intimate and intelligent". (LIsa Kennedy, DENVER POST)

The movie is being shown in the United States for the whole month and if you are a Pinoy in the states, it is a must that you see this movie. the movie is being shown in chosen theatres for the SUNDANCE FILM.
posted by infraternam meam @ 3:53 AM  
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