27th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival
Fury in Paradise
director: Eduardo de Castro
original title: Zamboanga
running time: 58 min.
synopsisA romance about a love triangle and a war between rival tribes is the first film made for the first Philippine film studio, Filippine Films. Although it was a box office flop, Zamboanga holds a firm place in the country’s history because it kick-started the emergence of the country’s film industry. It is also one of five surviving films made before World War II.
biographyEduardo de Castro (1907–1955), whose real name is Marvin Edward Gardner, was a Filipino actor and filmmaker with American roots. He became famous for directing Zamboanga (1937). His acting career began during the silent film era. He was captured by the Japanese during World War II. Work on his last film, Mascara, was ended by his death.
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