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

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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