"Yamashita: The Tiger's Treasure"
Directed by Chito S. Rono
teenager finds the clues to a hidden treasure in the coded, wartime diaries
of his grandfather. Soon, he and his chums are in hot pursuit of the
Yamashita Treasure, but a dangerous mercenary is also after the prize.
Compared to most Filipino cinema, this adventure film is a rather
extravagant production. The filmmakers' efforts paid off with a
crowd-pleaser that won 11 awards at the Metro Manila Film Festival.
Filipino with English subtitles. 113 minutes.