Goyo: The Boy General
Brash ladies' man Gregorio "Goyo" del Pilar rises to become one of the Philippines' youngest generals in this historical epic sequel to Heneral Luna.
With this film (the second war trilogy set during the Filipino-American war in the early 1900s), the revolution marches on against the Americans after the bloody death of General Antonio Luna. The conflicted philosophies behind the heroic struggle continue and become personified in the colorful character of General Gregorio "Goyo" del Pilar.
Tarog’s approach to the historical epic seems closer to the cinegenic sweep of David Lean, with just a smidgen of Terrence Malick’s rapturous attention to the natural world [...]