DIR. DON JOSEPHUS RAPHAEL EBLAHAN
In a rural coastal village in the Philippines, Mona trains under her mother to start work as a professional mourner-for-hire. After a botched performance, Mona retreats from her mother’s fury, and seeks out a shaman to cure her inability to cry. 43rd Clermont-Ferrand International Film Festival, Official Selection. WINNER: International Student Jury Award for Best Film and International Jury Special Mention. France.