Kiko Boksingero

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Genre/Rating: 
Coming-of-Age Drama / PG
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Kiko Boksingero by Thop Nazareno, Cinemalaya 2017 Full-length Finalist

Kiko, an 11-year-old boy, was left alone with his nanny Diday after the recent death of his mother. Longing for family, Kiko reconnects with his estranged father, George, a has-been boxer. Despite Diday's misgiving, she gives Kiko a chance to spend time with George. She thinks it will help heal Kiko who is still grieving from his loss. Filling the gap of the time lost, the father and son bonds through their shared love for boxing. Kiko found the father that he longs for. But then, is George the father he hoped he would be?

Directed By: 
Thop Nazareno
Main Cast: 

Noel Comia, Jr., Yayo Aguila, Yul Servo, Denise Soliva, William Buenavente, JM Canlas

Credits: 

Director: Thop Nazareno
Writers: Denise O'Hara, Ash Malanum, Heber Justin O'Hara & Emmanuel Espejo, Jr. 
Story: Thop Nazareno
Producers: James Robin Mayo & Ferdinand Lapuz
Line Producer: Sarah Pagcaliwagan-Brakensiek
Cinematographer: Marvin Reyes
Production Designer: Ericson Navarro
Film Editor: Thop Nazareno
Musical Scorer: Pepe Manikan
Sound Designer: Wildsound
Assistant Directors: She Andres, Sheenly Gener
Production Manager: Danna Simbre
Associate Producer: Iana Bernardez
Location Manager: Carol Tibayan

About the Director
Thop Nazareno

THOP NAZARENO earned his degree in Multimedia Arts at College of Saint Benilde - School of Design and Arts and also attended the filmmaking program at Mowelfund Film Institute. His short film “Eyeball” was nominated for Best Short Feature at the Cinemalaya 2014 and Gawad Urian Awards 2015. His latest short film, “Lope” was invited to compete at the Exground Film Fest 2016 in Germany and was also nominated as Best Short Feature at the Cinema One Originals Film Fest 2016. Thop also dabbles in film editing.

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