Sunday 1st March 11:15 AM - Alhambra
DetailsDirector: Lauren Greenfield Country: USA/Denmark
Cert: 15 Year: 2019 Length: 100 mins
2020 FestivalBook Tickets
Score: 83.33% Attendance: 98
Together with her husband Ferdinand, Imelda Marcos stockpiled assets worth an estimated $5-10 billion from the Filipino people – not to mention that notorious wardrobe-full of shoes.
Yet despite that breathtaking corruption and the brutality of Marcos' martial law-imposing regime, Imelda and her son Bongbong, who is bidding for the vice-presidency, are on the comeback trail.
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An acute study of the psychology of power and a portrait of someone with an incredible, almost inviolable sense of entitlement
While the film starts in wry fly-on-the-wall mode, it morphs into something weightier and surreally unsettling - Louis Theroux to Luis Buñuel in 60 minutes flat.
Robbie Collin, Daily Telegraph
As horror stories go, it's sometimes funny. As comedies go, it's pretty horrifying.
Nigel Andrews, Financial Times