Fight scenes that are so believable that it might have been real! This coming Wednesday, make way for the most realistic action film that will pave a new way for Filipinos in the international movie scene.
The Trigonal, the movie is set in the picturesque landscapes of Negros Island, with its gritty, dystopian underground fighting arena and a drug lord’s exotic island fortress. Watching the movie will make you ask whether this is a real story of incidents.
Soberano make it a point to assemble an international line up consisting of Filipino stars going head to head with foreign counterparts. The movie is also predominantly in English, easily justified by the Filipino-American main characters and the strong mix of foreign characters including the film’s creepy antagonist.
The movie starts with a heartwarming romantic story that gets you teary-eyed, but then quickly moves to tragic, chilling act of violence that leaves you disturbed, and finally leads you to a path of vengeance and the fight for justice that will keep you chilling till the end.
The thing about an action films with great martial arts fight scenes is that the choreography will always keep you on the edge of your seat, guessing what’s next. The art of martial combat opens up a repertory of fighting styles, sequences and moves that are unpredictable and unforgettable. The key is to find the right people to pull it off.
The line up in this movie is no joke. It is truly without a doubt, badass. “being on the set of The Trigonal is like being at a martial convention,” Soberano recalls You’ve got guys practicing arnis on one side, another working on JuJitsu, choke holds at another side, and the few full contact sparring matches in the ring.”