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Riding in Tandem: The Narrative Behind Every Gunshot

Riding in Tandem: The Narrative Behind Every Gunshot

Literary
By JESSICA MAUREEN P. GAURANO LIFE HAS always been a never-ending struggle to stay alive. However, at one point in everybody’s lives, man will always find himself moving closer towards the edge of his end. Riding in Tandem, an entry for this month’s Cinelokal, offers an answer as to where justice is written in this world manipulated by money and power. The story unfolds with Miguel (Jason Abalos), a former military officer who is dismissed from work because he is accused of having involvement in an illegal act. With nothing to support his family, he decides to work as an assassin under a syndicate. Meanwhile, in a slum area in Manila, Jonard (Khalil Ramos), a young tricycle driver who is trying to cope with the unjust death of his older sister, is faced with an inevitable circums...