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Lav Diaz


Lav Diaz was born on December 30, 1958 in Datu Paglas, Maguindanao, Mindanao, Philippines as Lavrente Indico Diaz. He is a writer and director, known for Ang babaeng humayo (2016), Mula sa kung ano ang noon (2014) and Kagadanan sa banwaan ning mga engkanto (2007). See full bio »

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40 wins & 47 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2016 Ang babaeng humayo (screenplay)
 2016 Ang araw bago ang wakas (Short)
 2015/III Fragment
 2013 Ang alitaptap (Short)
 2013 Norte, hangganan ng kasaysayan (written by)
 2012 Florentina Hubaldo, CTE (screenplay)
 2011 Siglo ng pagluluwal (screenplay)
 2009 Walang alaala ang mga paru-paro (Short) (screenplay)
 2009 Eo-ddeon bang-moon (screenplay - segment "Butteflies Have No Memories")
 2008 Melancholia (writer)
 2007 Kagadanan sa banwaan ning mga engkanto (story and screenplay)
 2006 Imahe nasyon (segment "Nang Matapos Ang Ulan")
 2004 Ebolusyon ng isang pamilyang Pilipino (story and screenplay)
 2004 Headless (Pugot) (dialogue)
 2002 Hesus, rebolusyunaryo (story & screenplay)
 2001 Batang West Side (screenplay)
 1999 Hubad sa ilalim ng buwan (screenplay) / (story)
 1998 Serafin Geronimo: Ang kriminal ng Baryo Concepcion (story and screenplay "Ang Kriminal ng Baryo Concepcion")
 1993 Galvez: Hanggang sa dulo ng mundo hahanapin kita (screenplay - as Lavindico Diaz)
 1991 Mabuting kaibigan masamang kaaway (screenplay - as Laurente Diaz)
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Alternate Names:

Laurente Diaz | Lavindico Diaz
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Personal Quote:

[dedicating his Locarno award] I want to dedicate this award to my father. He brought me cinema, he's a cinema addict, and he started this passion in me. For the Filipino people, it's for them, for their struggle, and then I would like to dedicate it to all serious filmmakers in the world, to Pedro Costa, he's my brother and I love his work, to Matías Piñeiro, and to the makers of all the other ... See more »

Trivia:

He's a vegetarian. See more »

Trademark:

Often makes his films in black and white. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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