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Pugoy, Hostage Davao is a 1992 Filipino action drama film directed by Francis "Jun" Posadas, starring Ian Veneracion, Lito Legaspi, Lani Oteyza and Marielle Salvador. The about of the untold story of the 1989 Davao hostage crisis.

Pugoy, Hostage Davao
Directed byFrancis Posadas
Written byFrancis Posadas
Jojo Lapus
Ely Perez
StarringIan Veneracion
Lito Legaspi
Gina Pangle
Distributed byFirst Films.
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This film is about the story of Felipe Pugoy, a troubled inmate who, with his gang, instigated a hostage crisis in a Davao City prison that led to 21 deaths (5 hostages and 16 inmates, including Pugoy) in 1989. Among them were a visiting Australian female missionary Jacqueline Hamill with the evangelical Joyful Assembly of God.


External linksEdit

Pugoy Hostage Davao on IMDb