Wala'y Humayan sa Tanglad (No Rice Grows Among the Lemon Grass)

By Neil Angelo Briones - Philippines | 2018 - 19:56 min.

Synopsis: "A documentary crew travels to Southern Mindanao to interview Aster Salvacion about his popular Miracle Rice that could yield 700 sacks of rice in a month. Once consumed, the claimed miraculous rice causes a strong energetic flow in the body, and the town's local Patron "Santa Mariya" blesses the consumers. The crew discovers Aster’s town-celebrity status and his private money-splurging lifestyle until the disastrous encounter with his old business partner Kukong."

Cast: Publio Briones III, Rhodami Chan, Pauleen Clayce Solante, Ronelo Garcia, Julius Ambrad, Ron Gagamboy, Jom Ouano, Eldawn Catalan, Maria Christina Wagner, Reyculaz ouano, Michael Bacalso

Technical Information:

Screenwriter : Mariya Lim
AD : Tiffany Joyce
UPM : Gifthir Elmido
Director of Photography : Ron Gagamboy
Art Department Head : Pauline Olarte
Art Department : Jom Ouano, Ian Llamera, Steven Canete, Leo Enrampas, Karl Derick Sia, Marineil Panganiban, Kian Enero.
Editor : Samantha Solidum
VFX | Compositor : Jermaine Fabe
Colorist : Neil Angelo Briones
Sound Master : DIaney Dampor
Musical Score : Jom Ouano

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Awards & Recognitions:

 Lantaw ug Sinati - 4th Carolinian Annual Film Exhibit

 2018 Binisaya Film Festival 

-  Official Selection | Films in Competition

 2018 Nabunturan

-  Official Exhibit Selection

30th Gawad Alternatibo

- 3rd Place Short feature Category

2018 Davao Ngilngig Festival

- Official Selection 2018 Films in Competition


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