Director Gerardo de Leon
Genre Action, Biography, Drama
|Writer Cesar Amigo, Leon O. Ty|
Release date 1961 (1961)
Cast Leopoldo Salcedo, Joseph Estrada, Lilia Dizon
Genres Action Film, Drama, Biographical film
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Tagline A bold story by a bold writer.
The Moises Padilla Story is a 1961 Philippine drama film directed by Gerardo de León. The film was selected as the Philippine entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 34th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee. The film exists today but is in need of restoration.
The film is a biography of a Negros Occidental mayoral candidate who in 1951, was tortured and murdered by the private army of the provincial governor after he had refused to withdraw his candidacy.
ReferencesThe Moises Padilla Story Wikipedia
The Moises Padilla Story IMDb The Moises Padilla Story themoviedb.org