Oct 1, 2013 · 7:15 PM
This location is shown only to members
Note: Showtime is 7:45 p.m. Running time is 121 minutes. Tickets are $12.50 for adults, $9.75 for children and $7 for for seniors, available at Fandango. We'll meet at the box office beforehand, and anyone who has trouble finding the venue or the group can call Alby at[masked]-5971.
Erik Matti's seventh film, the crime thriller "On the Job," played this year's Cannes Film Festival and has won praise from critics around the world.
Synopsis: Two prison inmates who double as hitmen while on day leave are tailed by two policemen, leading both parties into society's most corrupt corridors.
Trailer here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hd81i3KuI6w
"A tantalizing glimpse of the class struggles and high-level corruption in modern-day Philippines, punctuated by taut action beats and a parade of tough, impressive performances. ... A genre film of exceptionally high quality" -- James Marsh, Twitch Film
"Steadily engrossing ... Fires on all cylinders" -- Justin Chang, Variety
"(Matti's) muscular handling of fast-paced action sequences consistently impresses." -- Neil Young, The Hollywood Reporter
Official selection of the Cannes and Puchon International Fantastic (PiFan) film festivals
Best Actor (Joel Torre) and Puchon Choice: Feature (jury award), Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival
This event is cross-hosted by the Bay Area Filipino Meetup.
We'll meet and greet after the show. See you there!