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Oscar nominee ‘Metro Manila’ wins over Philippines

By Teresa Cerojano  /  AP, Manila

Arcilla said the poverty shown in the movie can be found in slums in many countries. “For me it’s not really about poverty, its more on human survival and more on human sacrifice,” he said.

Vega, 25, said it was a story about taking chances and making desperate choices to survive.

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