30.09. - 09.10.2021

No Data Plan USA 2019 | 70 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2019

Miko Revereza

MIKO REVEREZA (*1988) moved with his parents from the Philippines to the USA and lived as an illegal immigrant. After a few shorts, No Data Plan is his debut full-length film. Today, Revereza lives in Manila.

rated for 0 + years
ESSAY A train journey from Los Angeles to New York – seen through the eyes of an immigrant without documentation. By Amtrak across the USA: what sounds to us like a wonderful holiday is for the passenger and director of this unusual film an exercise in invisibility. The Philippino Miko Revereza lives as an immigrant without residency status. He communicates with his mother from the train. In their SMS correspondence, a picture forms of an illegalised family history – which threatens to take a dramatic new turn when immigration officials board the train. Movement is the central theme of this intelligent essay, not powerful, purposeful movement, but the precarious movement of an undocumented subject.
Original title: No Data Plan
Film type: Hybrid
Original language: English, Tagalog
Section: Veto!
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Miko Revereza
Screenplay: Miko Revereza
Producer: Miko Revereza
Director of Photography: Rafael Luna, Miko Revereza
Production Design:
Editor: Miko Revereza
Sound: 0
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Format: dcp
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World Sales: Miko Revereza
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