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“Director Kanakan Balintagos felt it crucial to cast white actors in white roles for the Philippine production. Visually, it makes sense, as a homogeneous cast might have diluted the potency of the West vs East dichotomy.”
“The decade is just as much a character in this show, with dialogue (director Robbie Guevara is also the writer, with Jonjon Martin as dramaturg) peppered with lingo and referential asides to the cultural landscape back then.”