Tuli

Tuli

Tuli (Filipino for circumcise) is the story of Daisy and her life in an isolated province. Her father, an abusive drunkard who abuses her and her mother, is responsible for the circumcision of... More
1h53m Philippines 2005
18+
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Tags
Lesbian Romance Coming-of-Age Lust Philippines Movies

Synopsis

Tuli (Filipino for circumcise) is the story of Daisy and her life in an isolated province. Her father, an abusive drunkard who abuses her and her mother, is responsible for the circumcision of almost all the males in town which made her hate men in general. She was also forced into a fixed marriage. Despite all these, Daisy must follow in the footsteps of her Father and become the town's official circumciser. She challenges the status quo and rebels against everything that she hates while a young man defends her. In this rite of passage tale, Daisy tells you her brutal and painful story.

"A heady brew of daring sexuality and ancient rituals." - Robert Koehler, Variety

★From Auraeus Solito, Teddy Award winning director of "The Blossoming of Maximo Oliveros"
★Winner - Berlin International Film Festival - Netpac Award, Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival - Outstanding International Narrative Feature, Cinemanila International Film Festival - Best Picture and Best Director

Details

Country
Philippines
Language
FilipinoTagalog
Director
Auraeus Solito
Cast
Desiree Del ValleBembol Roco
Awards
Berlin International Film Festival 2007 - Netpac Award, Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival 2007, Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival 2007 - Outstanding International Narrative Feature, Cinemanila International Film Festival 2005 - Best Picture and Best Director - Local
Review
Daring sexuality and ancient rituals

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