Those of you lucky enough to have seen 80s Filipino action oddity For Your Height Only will be familiar with the legacy of Weng Weng, and now there's a new documentary doing the rounds that pries open the legend of the pint-sized leading man, and ScreenAnarchy has an exclusive first look at the trailer.
The Search For Weng Weng is Andrew Leavold's obsessive quest to discover exactly what became of the 2'9" kung-fu kicking 'James Bond' of Filipino Cinema - one of his country's biggest stars throughout the 1980s.The film recently screened at Udine's Far East Film Festival and will receive its UK premiere at Sheffield Doc Fest next month. It will also be making its market debut at Cannes next week, courtesy of Monster Pictures.
Shot over seven years in Manila, Leavold's search plunged him into the history of Filipino B Movies and even took a surreal turn to land him at Imelda Marcos' birthday party, as he tried to uncover what happened to the diminutive star, known also as 'Agent 00'.
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