Give Up Tomorrow
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The harrowing story of Paco Larraņaga, a young man falsely accused of the murder of two Chinese-Filipino girls. Despite being surrounded by dozens of witnesses, Paco is taken into custody and faced with the possibility of a death sentence. A nationwide media frenzy descends upon his imprisonment, and even though he was on Manila island hundreds of miles away from the murders, Paco is blamed. Coming from a traditional powerful race and caste of Filipino society, Paco plays the much sought-after role of villain. With two groups of class and race profiled as victims and perpetrators and the media… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Mr. Collins's treatment, though jam packed, leaves one itching to understand more about the bigger picture and the political and social connections involved."
‑ Nicolas Rapold, New York Times
"A tale so outrageous, unjust and unbelievable that it could only be true."
‑ Tom Clift, Moviedex
"This documentary about Filipino injustice functions as a sort of companion piece to the 'West Memphis Three' trilogy: This, too, is a story about a young man convicted by a corrupt political system of a murder he didn't commit."
‑ John Beifuss, Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)
"A stunning, unforgiving indictment of the corrupt justice system of the Philippines, GUT is as powerful as its acronym implies - it's a gut punch."
‑ Simon Miraudo, Quickflix
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