The Headhunter's Daughter

Directed by Don Josephus Raphael Eblahan

2022

Drama

15 min

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Philippines

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Color

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Iloko Filipino

Synopsis

Leaving her family behind, Lynn traverses the harrowing roads of the Cordilleran highlands to try her luck in the city as a country singer.

Achievements

Selected at Sundance and Clermont-Ferrand, Sundance Grand Jury Prize winner

Quotes

“We were entranced by this poetic and dream-like film, which follows its character’s intimate journey with gorgeous cinematography and direction and acting, capturing a unique sense of place.” - Sundance Jury Statement

Festivals

2022

  • Sundance Film Festival | Shorts ProgramGrand Jury Prize
  • Florida Film Festival
  • Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival | International Competition
  • Seattle International Film Festival
  • Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia | Asia International & Japan
  • Sydney Film Festival
  • Concorto Film Festival
  • Hollyshorts Film Festival
  • Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival
  • Chicago International Film Festival
  • Hamptons International Film Festival
  • Uppsala International Short Film Festival
  • Leeds International Film Festival
  • Valladolid International Film Festival

Cast & Crew

Cast:
Ammin Acha-ur
Script:
Don Josephus Raphael Eblahan
Cinematographer:
Don Josephus Raphael Eblahan
Editor:
Don Josephus Raphael Eblahan
Sound design & mix:
Henry Hawks
Music:
Don Josephus Raphael Eblahan, Ammin Acha-ur
VXF:
Keaton Mcquarrie
Producer:
Hannah Schierbeek
Production Company:
Prima Materia Pictures

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