Drafthouse Films Picks Up Filipino Thriller GRACELAND
Ron Morales' dark Filipino thriller Graceland has found itself a home in North America with Drafthouse Films, who plan a limited theatrical and VOD release in 2013 before hitting physical media.
Family man Marlon Villar (Arnold Reyes) is the long-time driver of Manuel Chango (Menggie Cobarrubias), a corrupt Filipino politician. One day, as he and his daughter accompany his boss' preteen daughter home, Marlon is ambushed and the wrong girl is kidnapped. The driver's life takes a sudden, terrifying turn which propels him into a horrifying downward spiral and - as events in his life unravel - Marlon, Chango, and their families become entangled in a game of deceit and betrayal that will leave no one innocent.
Twitch was proud to premiere the trailer for this harrowing bit of work prior to its world premiere in Tribeca and you can take a look at that again below.GRACELAND is the second feature from acclaimed writer/director Ron Morales, and stars Arnold Reyes, Menggie Cobarrubias, Dido de la Paz, Leon Miguel, and Ella Guevara.