Deathrow (film)

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Deathrow is a 2000 Filipino melodrama film, directed by Joel Lamangan, about an orphaned boy who is roped into taking part in a robbery that ultimately changes his life.wikipedia
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Joel Lamangan

Lamangan, Joel
Deathrow is a 2000 Filipino melodrama film, directed by Joel Lamangan, about an orphaned boy who is roped into taking part in a robbery that ultimately changes his life.
His award-winning films includes The Flor Contemplacion Story, Sidhi, Deathrow, Hubog, Aishte Imasu 1941, Blue Moon and Mano Po.

Eddie Garcia

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The film received numerous awards, including Best Actor (Eddie Garcia), Best Production Design (Joey Luna) and Best Film Editing (Jess Navarro and Kelly N. Cruz) at the 2000 Metro Manila Film Festival.
Garcia's best regarded works as an actor include Beast of the Yellow Night (1971), The Woman Hunt (1972), Deathrow (2000), The Debut (2001), Abakada... Ina (2001), Bwakaw (2012), and Rainbow's Sunset (2018), which marked his last film appearance in his lifetime.

Cogie Domingo

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The movie's plot is centered on 16-year-old Sonny Corpus (Cogie Domingo), a resident of the slums of Manila.
But what was his most memorable is his lead portrayal of the juvenile prisoner in the award-winning filmfest entry, Deathrow in 2000, in which he co-starred with Eddie Garcia and was coached by director Joel Lamangan.

Anita Linda

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During the robbery, Celso accidentally fires at the owner of the house (Anita Linda), killing her.

GMA Pictures

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GMA Films' entry to the 2000 Metro Manila Film Festival where it won awards for 2nd Best Film, Best Actor (Eddie Garcia), Best Production Design (Joey Luna), Best Film Editing (Jess Navarro and Kelly N. Cruz), Best Sound Recording (Albert Michael Idioma and Rudy Gonzales).
Its films have become both critical acclaim and commercial successes, among which are Jose Rizal, Muro Ami, and Deathrow.

Pen Medina

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Gabino (Pen Medina), Mio's second-in-command, attempts to win Sonny's support as part of his secretive preparations for a coup against Mio.

Manila

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The movie's plot is centered on 16-year-old Sonny Corpus (Cogie Domingo), a resident of the slums of Manila.

Film Academy of the Philippines

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The film was also featured at the Film Academy of the Philippines, and won awards for Best Actor (Eddie Garcia), Best Editing (Jess Navarro), Best Production Design (Joey Luna) and Best Supporting Actor (Pen Medina).

Murder

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Although Sonny didn't kill anyone during the robbery, he is found guilty of murder and subsequently sentenced to death row.

Death row

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Although Sonny didn't kill anyone during the robbery, he is found guilty of murder and subsequently sentenced to death row.

Convict

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After a harsh introduction to prison life during his struggle to come to terms with the court's verdict, he finds his place among the convicts.

Imprisonment

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'Mayor' Mio, a fellow inmate who holds a position of power in the prison hierarchy, attempts to recruit Sonny as a dealer for his cocaine smuggling business.

Hierarchy

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'Mayor' Mio, a fellow inmate who holds a position of power in the prison hierarchy, attempts to recruit Sonny as a dealer for his cocaine smuggling business.

Illegal drug trade

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'Mayor' Mio, a fellow inmate who holds a position of power in the prison hierarchy, attempts to recruit Sonny as a dealer for his cocaine smuggling business.

Cocaine

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'Mayor' Mio, a fellow inmate who holds a position of power in the prison hierarchy, attempts to recruit Sonny as a dealer for his cocaine smuggling business.

Smuggling

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'Mayor' Mio, a fellow inmate who holds a position of power in the prison hierarchy, attempts to recruit Sonny as a dealer for his cocaine smuggling business.

Coup d'état

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Gabino (Pen Medina), Mio's second-in-command, attempts to win Sonny's support as part of his secretive preparations for a coup against Mio.

Revenge

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Gabino exacts revenge by giving Sonny a severe beating; he is also raped and tortured.

Jaclyn Jose

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Sonny seeks the help of Gina (Jaclyn Jose), a public attorney who also handles the case of Lolo Sinat, to appeal his case.

Lethal injection

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Before being brought to the lethal injection chamber, Lolo Sinat gives his old walkman to Sonny.

Walkman

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Before being brought to the lethal injection chamber, Lolo Sinat gives his old walkman to Sonny.