- Summary: Civil unrest upsets the cloistered world of nuns living in the Philippines in the 1970s.
- Director: Vincent Sandoval
- Genre(s): Drama
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Cool and cerebral, Apparition stubbornly resists our desire to connect with its troubled characters... Even so, the film’s sophistication creates space for us to ponder deeper, unanswered questions.
Director Vincent Sandoval (Senorita) seems most interested in is using the convent as a metaphor for Filipino society in the Seventies, which buried its head in the sand while president Ferdinand Marcos declared martial law and police tortured and murdered opposition protestors.