This Is My Country (film)

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This Is My Country
Film poster
Directed by Lino Brocka
Produced by Véra Belmont
Written by Jose F. Lacaba
Starring Phillip Salvador
Cinematography Conrado Baltazar
Edited by Ike Jarlego Jr.
Release dates
  • May 1984 (1984-05)
Running time
108 minutes
Country Philippines
Language Filipino

This Is My Country (Filipino: Bayan ko: Kapit sa patalim) is 1984 Filipino drama film directed by Lino Brocka. The film was entered into the 1984 Cannes Film Festival.[1] It was selected as the Philippine entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 58th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.[2]


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  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Bayan Ko: My Own Country". Retrieved 22 June 2009. 
  2. ^ Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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