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Sakada (1976)

Drama

The inner workings of a family headed by a union organizer are revealed when his body is brought back to his hometown for burial. A sakada is a farmer who works in a sugarcane field harvesting it during the months of October to December. ...See moreThe inner workings of a family headed by a union organizer are revealed when his body is brought back to his hometown for burial. A sakada is a farmer who works in a sugarcane field harvesting it during the months of October to December. After this period, some sakadas who already live in the hacienda plant crops to tide them over until the next sugarcane harvest. Those who came from other provinces go back home. They are seasonal farm workers without any benefits. The plight of the sakadas is further explained as the movie develops, exposing along the way the vast gap between the rich and the poor. Written by Ati atihan - Mother of All Philippine Festivals See less
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Writers
Lualhati Bautista (story & screenplay) | Oscar Miranda (story & screenplay)
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Updated Feb 20, 1976

Release date
Feb 20, 1976 (Philippines)
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14 cast members
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Robert Arevalo
Salvador Salvador   See fewer
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Pancho Magalona
Don Manuel Don Manuel   See fewer
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Bembol Roco
David (as Rafael Roco Jr.) David (as Rafael Roco Jr.)   See fewer
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Gloria Romero
Doña Consuelo Doña Consuelo   See fewer
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Rosa Rosal
Dolores Dolores   See fewer
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Tony Santos
Arsenio del Mundo (as Tony Santos Sr.) Arsenio del Mundo (as Tony Santos Sr.)   See fewer
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Joseph Sytangco
Juan Miguel Juan Miguel   See fewer
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Alicia Alonzo
Aurora Aurora   See fewer
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Menggie Cobarrubias
Andres (as Dom Cobarrubias) Andres (as Dom Cobarrubias)   See fewer
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Cris Michelena
Alex (as Chris Michelena) Alex (as Chris Michelena)   See fewer
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Cris Vertido
Father Vic Father Vic   See fewer
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Mervyn Samson
Contreras Contreras   See fewer
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7.3 / 10 | 10 votes