Dorchester Film Society
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The Blossoming of Maximo Oliveros

Feb 28, 2008 - 19:30 - Corn Exchange

  • Director: Auraeus Solito
  • Year: 2005
  • Country: Phillippines
  • Run Time: 100 mins
  • Ratings
  • A: 17
  • B: 31
  • C: 31
  • D: 6
  • E: 1
  • Overall: 66.6
The Blossoming of Maximo Oliveros

superbly directed and acted, this film, set in the slums of Manila, is a bittersweet comedy about a young boy with a penchant for dressing up and a clear sense of his own gay identity. Coming from a family of criminals, problems arise when he falls in love with an idealistic young policeman.