REKRUT
BY DANNY AÑONUEVO

The New Breed Category: Finalist, Full Length Feature
2010 Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival and Competition

SYNOPSIS


What is the measure of true friendship? Jamir, a devout Muslim, and Lando, a Christian, are among an elite group of young recruits formed by military officers for a classified operation.

 

 

 

 

Rekrut-IMG_4734

Rekrut-IMG_2634

Rekrut-IMG_6052

 

Rekrut-IMG_6503

Rekrut-IMG_6773

Rekrut-IMG_8713

Rekrut-IMG_8837

These impressionable young men would undergo intense and grueling training that put their will and strength of character to the test.

Rekrut-IMG_3188

Amidst all the hardships, these men set aside their differences and became brothers. But what happens when the institution they have sworn to protect becomes the wedge that will tear their brotherhood apart?

 

 

 

Rekrut-IMG_1222

FILMMAKER’S PROFILE

danny anonuevo

DANNY AÑONUEVO started working in the film industry as a sound technician and mixer in Sampaguita Pictures in the 1980’s. He pursued a career in post-production when he joined Unitel Productions in 1989. He swiftly moved up the ranks to become their Senior Editor. Throughout his 15 years as a TV commercial editor, he garnered numerous awards from the Advertising Congress and the Asian Advertising Awards. In 2000, he edited his first full-length film – “Crying Ladies” – and had since worked on 14 movies. Danny has been a recipient of several recognitions for best film editing from award giving bodies such as the Manila Film Festival, Gawad Tanglaw, Pasado, Star Awards, and Famas. In 2004 he began directing music videos and corporate videos. In the same year, he opened his own post-production house, Editcube Digital Studios.

Writer/Director: Danilo Gomez Añonuevo
Screenplay: Danny Añonuevo and Jerry Gracio
Director of Photography: Gary Gardoce
Additional Cinematography: Tom Redoble
Executive Producer: Tess Añonuevo
Line Producer: Krisma Fajardo
Production Designer: Dante Nico Garcia
Assistant Director: Lawrence Fajardo
Production Manager: Rey Carlos Santos
Art Directors: Armand Samonte; Honorio Santiago; Rober Robles
Editor: Danny Añonuevo
Sound: Albert Michael Idioma
Music: Teresa Barozzo
CAST:
Sgt. Manuel Lapuz        Emilio Garcia
Jamir Alura                   Joem Bascon
Lando Dela Cruz       JM De Guzman
Ben Ismael                 Alwyn Uytingco
Omar Mahadin            Dominic Roco
Ulfi Manjanay               Alchris Galura
Ghani Ahmad                 CJ Ramos
Nikanor Tuglao        Manuel Chua Jr.
Col. Mariano               Archi Adamos
Waldo Palaypay          Rob Sy

Share: