About the film
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The Blood Trail
Release Date: July 18, 2009
|Production Companies||:||Cinemalaya Foundation, Metric Films, Casa San Miguel, Bigtop Media Productions|
|Producers||:||John Silva, Franco Alido, Ma-an Asuncion-Dagñalan|
Laya is a young professional photographer who has drifted away from her family. Her father has fallen ill, but she hasn’t once come to visit him at the hospital. Her mother, who left their family when Laya was a child, returns to urge Laya to make amends with her father, but Laya’s pain goes deeper than her mother suspects. Laya is sent to the provinces to document a ritual of a disappearing indigenous tribe, and there, she inadvertently comes face to face with her own demons as she observes the relationships of the last remaining members of this dying culture.