Different Ways of Killing a National Hero (Ultimo)

Shot on location in La Palma, Spain, this black-and-white silent short film depicts the angst surrounding Philippine national hero Jose Rizal’s execution by firing squads after being convicted of rebellion, sedition and conspiracy by the Spanish government.

  • Director: Khavn De La Cruz
  • Runtime: 6m0s
  • Genre: Experimental
  • Rating: PG
  • Availability: library@esplanade
  • Accession No: 2007-D-0829
  • Subtitles: English,Spanish
  • Release Year: 2007
  • Producer: Khavn De La Cruz
  • Language: No Dialogue
  • Production Country: Philippines, Spain

Cast List:

  • Teresa Lorenzo
  • Celia Blanco


  • Screenplay - Khavn, Jose Rizal
  • Composer - Junji Lerma
  • Editor - Lawrence S. Ang


  • Personalities - Jose Rizal
  • Country - Spain
  • Themes - Remembrance, Nationhood, Identity
  • Art Forms - Poetry, Dance, Music

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