Lav Diaz

Philippines 250 min Fiction


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 who finds life in prison more tolerable when something mysterious and strange starts happening to him.

* Catalan première


Lav Diaz

(Philippines, 1958) Lav Diaz works as director, writer, producer, editor, cinematographer, poet, composer, production designer and actor all at once. He is especially notable for the length of his films, some of which run for up to eleven hours.

Filmography: Lakbayan (2018), Season of the Devil (2018) The Woman Who Left (2016, D’A 2017), A Lullaby to the Sorrowful Mystery (2016), From What Is Before (2014), Norte (2013, D’A 2014), Manila (2009), Independencia (2009), Next Attraction (2008), Now Showing (2008), Autohystoria (2007)

Lav Diaz

Film information

Original Title: Norte, Hangganan ng Kasaysayan
Director: Lav Diaz
Script: Lav Diaz, Rody Vera
Contact: Wacky O Productions
With: Sid Lucero, Angeli Bayani, Archie Alemania, Angelina Kanapi, Soliman Cruz
Country: Philippines
Year: 2013
Format: Digital
Length: 250 min
Language: Tagalog
Subtitles: Spanish, English
Edition: 2014