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still from Lingua Franca (2019)

Manila Baby

writer, director

full-length | fiction | development 



In the Philippines’s bustling dystopian capital, three individuals, each dealing with the loss of their loved ones, find their longing momentarily filled by Baby, a trans woman working as a replacement for other people. As they all deal with their sadness through her, Baby starts grappling with her own yearning when she finds in her fourth client what she longs for: a nurturing father figure.


Ma. Sophia Sibal

project deck available upon request.

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