AFS: 'Insiang' Newly Restored
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Unforgettable genre/thriller meets social-realist filmmaking.
Insiang is a poor young woman in Manila whose story reflects the inescapable violence endured by Filippino women of her era. After suffering a brutal rape at the hands of a man her mother has moved into the family home, Insiang can only turn to herself for survival and revenge.
“By turns lyrical and crude, laid-back and feverishly overheated, Lino Brocka’s INSIANG (1976) is at once original and yet so familiar that you may find yourself annotating it with cinematic footnotes as the storyView more
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