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Exclusive: Poster For Brillante Mendoza's TIFF Horror Offering 'Sapi,' Plus Watch The Extended Trailer

  • By Cain Rodriguez
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  • September 6, 2013 10:44 AM
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To call Brillante Mendoza a prolific filmmaker would be something of an understatement. In the past eight years the Filipino director has directed eleven films, all successes on the festival circuit -- he’s something of a Cannes favorite at this point -- and as his latest film “Sapi,” the director's first straight-up horror movie, premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival tonight, we’re debuting the film’s first poster.

Watch: Teaser Trailer For Brillante Mendoza's Horror Film 'Sapi'

  • By Joe Cunningham
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  • February 15, 2013 11:33 AM
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Filipino director Brillante Mendoza is proving to be a pretty prolific filmmaker. Since 2005 he has 11 feature film and three short film directing credits to his name, and has also directed a segment in an anthology series and an episode of television for good measure. Although he’s yet to have one film truly break out, he’s been quite a hit on the festival circuit last year. “Thy Womb” was in competition for the Golden Lion at Venice while "Captive" with Isabelle Huppert premiered in Berlin. Now, after several arthouse successes, Mendoza is trying something a litltle different, with his next feature by taking on the horror genre.

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