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Kano: An American and His Harem

Directed by Monster Jimenez
A portrait of a dysfunctional family.

Overview

Genre
Human Rights, Portrait, Social Issues, and Human Interest
Synopsis

An American Vietnam War hero decides to spend the rest of his post-war life in the Philippines. Hundreds of women have come and stayed in his house located in a poor, remote village. In 2001, Pearson was charged with over 80 counts of rape.

Pearson is now in jail but many of the women remain by his side. “Kano” is the fascinating and awful story of a convicted rapist and his women who come together to form a most dysfunctional family.

Kano is Tagalog slang for Amerikano.

Stage
finished
Running time
80 minutes

Credits

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Arkeofilms
Country
Philippines
Years of Production
2005-2010
Locations
Philippines

Distribution Details

Release year
2010
Festivals
IDFA
Awards
First World Appearance Competition / IDFA
Language
Tagalog, Hiligaynon, English
Subtitles
English

Photos

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