Battered Husband (Latay)



Director: Ralston Gonzalez Jover
Year: 2020
Duration: 85′
Language: VOSE / VOSC
Genre: Drama

Lando is a modest fisherman who participates every year in the Trans Festival “Aguman Sanduk” with his companions, the Alpha males. His day-to-day life, however, hides a big secret. He is married and mistreats his wife Lori. When she discovers that Lando is seeing his ex-girlfriend, she starts abusing her husband physically and mentally. Lori is constantly suspicious of the women he is involved with, which introduces a great deal of instability into the couple. It is a very conflictive relationship, even though after each argument they end up making love. But the wear and tear is evident and Lori ends up realizing that she no longer loves Lando.

Ralston Gonzalez Jover, is a Filipino filmmaker born in 1975 and studied at the Mowelfund Film Institute in Manila. He has written screenplays for directors such as Jeffrey Jeturian (Kubrador, 2006) and Brillante Mendoza (Tirador, 2007), both films have been awarded prizes. His first film was Bakal Boys (2009), which won several awards at festivals such as Torino, Vancouver and Tokyo. Other films of his that have won awards are Hamog (2015) and Bomba (2017).


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