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Krus Na Kawayan (1956)
(MC Pictures, starring Manuel Conde, Aida Carino, Ding Tello, Myrna Mirasol, Bruno Punzalan, Ben Castillo, Africa de la Rosa, Totoy Torrente, Raul Salvacion, Julian Yulo, Solano Gaudite, Manuel Urbano, Jr., Ricardo Remias, Henry Urbano, Max Rodriguez, Betty Zamora, directed by Manuel Conde)
After the Vietnamese war of liberation against the French, Vinh (Manuel Conde) comes home to find his village dominated by communists who execute his parents and incarcerate him. He also discovered that his sweetheart, Lan (Aida Carino), has joined the tyrants. Vinh rejects Lan and eventually escapes from Vietnam.
Krus Na Kawayan was shot in two versions, a Vietnamese and a Tagalog version, and with each version's main characters played by its own set of native actors. Two battalions of Vietnamese soldiers were engaged to act as extras for the film.