Art Blog - Sean Ellis - Empty Kingdom

With hopes of an improving lifestyle, one family’s choices catalyze a net of dangerous propositions in director Sean EllisMetro Manila. Each lucrative stake at the cost of human decency and morality. Check out more detailed info after the jump!

Official synopsis can be read as follows:

“Seeking a better life, Oscar Ramirez and his family decide to move from the poverty stricken rice fields of the Northern Philippine mountain ranges and journey towards the capital mega city of METRO MANILA. Upon arriving in the big city, it isn’t long before they fall foul to various city inhabitants whose manipulative ways are a daily part of city survival. Oscar lands a job as a driver for an armored truck company and is befriended by Ong, his senior officer. It soon becomes apparent that Ong has been waiting for the arrival of someone just like Oscar for some time. A few simple acts of kindness from Ong place Oscar in his debt; a debt that leads to blackmail as Ong forces Oscar to help him in a robbery of the company they both work for.”

Watch the full trailer down at the bottom of this page.

Art Blog - Sean Ellis - Empty Kingdom

Art Blog - Sean Ellis - Empty Kingdom

Art Blog - Sean Ellis - Empty Kingdom

Art Blog - Sean Ellis - Empty Kingdom

Art Blog - Sean Ellis - Empty Kingdom

Metro Manila ╳ Sean Ellis

Metro Manila, 2013

Sean Ellis


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