New York Film Academy graduate Will Fredo’s feature film Compound was received with enthusiasm during the 2011 International Film Festival Manhattan (IFFM) Awards Night in New York City, becoming the only Filipino film to have a repeat screening during the festival. Will took the Eight-Week Filmmaking Workshop in 2002, and has since formed production company Hubo Productions.
Compound is a contemporary thriller that examines social class in the Philippines and economic terrorism in the country. The film follows Jay Juanillo, a tenant of the compound owned by Virgilio delos Reyes, a crystal meth junkie. When Jay becomes tangled in the power struggle within the compound, he becomes an easy target for Virgilio, who is unable to distinguish between reality and hallucination.
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