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In Neomanila, Mortality Rises while Morality Loses

In Neomanila, Mortality Rises while Morality Loses

Literary
By ZYMON ARVINDALE R. DYKEE HUMANS HAVE the tendency to struggle for their survival. When circumstances born out of naturalism render them marred, they respond to the situation by defense. This defense manifests in the form of violence. There is always a propensity to fight—to emerge from the tumultuous arena that is the world victoriously. At times, this tendency takes on the extreme, when gruesome acts such as murder break the charts. Under psychoanalysis, the id, where all basic desires reside, is in this case insurmountable as all suppression exerted by the superego is exceeded. Mikhail Red decides to picture this observation of Sigmund Freud. In Neomanila, the Audience Choice entry for the fifth QCinema International Film Festival, immorality in the city is represented by a ...