Release Date: August 19, 2011
Director: John Sayles
Screenwriter: John Sayles
Starring: Joel Torre, Garret Dillahunt, Chris Cooper, D.J. Qualls, Yul Vazquez, Tita Cecile, James Parks
John Sayles’ fictionalized account of the Philippines-American War that took place between the countries at the turn of the century after two American privates killed three Filipino soldiers in a suburb of Manila. The incident turned into a bloody war that lasted two years as the Philippines Army used guerilla tactics to make up for being under-equipped to face the overwhelming American forces.