Evolution of a Filipino Family

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Ebolusyon ng Isang Pamilyang Pilipino
Evolution of a Filipino Family poster.jpg
Directed by Lav Diaz
Produced by Lav Diaz
Eric Tanedo
Screenplay by Lav Diaz
Story by Lav Diaz
Starring Elryan de Vera
Angie Ferro
Pen Medina
Marife Necesito
Ronnie Lazaro
Lui Manansala
Banaue Miclat
Cinematography Bahaghari (Richard C. de Guzman)
Paul Tanedo
Edited by Lav Diaz
Sine Olivia
Paul Tañedo Inc.
Ebolusyon Productions
Running time
593 minutes
Country Philippines
Language Filipino

Evolution of a Filipino Family (Filipino: Ebolusyon ng Isang Pamilyang Pilipino) is a Filipino film by Lav Diaz. The film is 593 minutes long[1] and ranks among the longest films of all time.


Variety describes the film thus: "Lav Diaz’s Evolution of a Filipino Family patiently and methodically observes the collapse and hopeful revival of a poor farming clan, meant to symbolize a nation’s history spanning 1971 to 1987."[2]


  • Elryan de Vera as Raynaldo
  • Angie Ferro as Puring
  • Pen Medina as Kadyo
  • Marife Necesito as Hilda
  • Ronnie Lazaro as Fernando
  • Lui Manansala as Marya
  • Banaue Miclat as Huling
  • Sigrid Andrea Bernardo as Ana
  • Joel Torre as the Mayor
  • Angel Aquino as Rica
  • Rey Ventura as Ka Harim
  • Dido dela Paz as Dakila
  • Roeder as Bendo
  • Lorelie Futol as Martina
  • Erwin Gonzales as Carlos
  • Mario Magallona as Danny
  • Gino Dormiendo as Lino Brocka



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