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Release Date: August 19th, 2011

R|2 hr 8 min

Plot Summary
A Filipino leader (Joel Torre) must decide whether to keep the peace with the American troops occupying his village or join the insurgency with his brother and son.

Cast: Joel Torre, Garret Dillahunt, Chris Cooper, DJ Qualls, Rio Locsin, Ronnie Lazaro, Bembol Roco, Yul Vazquez

Director: John Sayles

Genres: Drama, War

Distributors: Variance Films

Ratings & Reviews

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  • The result is the double shrift of a thinly sketched background and a story that has trouble standing up on its own. show more

  • Amigo is combustible filmmaking, something that stays with you long after the final credits. In an entertainment universe of escapism and short attention spans, Amigo is a rousing antidote and a cause for celebration. show more

  • It's an impressive movie, but the indie filmmaker has little to add to the debate beyond the eternal truth that the innocent always suffer most. show more

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