The international award-winning (Berlinale Silver Bear Award) film, Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis (Read HERE), will finally be shown in the Philippines. The most intriguing part about the film is its length — eight (8) hours. Those who have seen it say you have to watch the Lav Diaz masterpiece to understand why it can’t be shorter. Are you up for the challenge? You have the chance to see the film on March 26 (Saturday) in selected cinemas.

Featured images courtesy of the film’s producer Paul Soriano’s Instagram page and screengrabs from Star Cinema.

Check out Star Cinema’s latest list of cinemas and ticket prices and learn more about the film through videos below:

Updated cinema list and prices: #HeleSaHiwagangHapis !

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#HeleSaHiwagangHapis #LavDiaz #ElyBuendia #Musikero opens March 26 in Philippine Cinemas. #TEN17P

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Hele Sa Hiwagang Hapis Philippine TV trailer:

Hele Sa Hiwagang Hapis international trailer:

Kapamilya stars taking on the 8-hour Hele challenge:

ABS-CBN news report dated February 19, 2016:

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