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× Lav Diaz wrote song, 8-page script for ‘Mañanita’

TOKYO---"It was the shortest script I've ever read in my life," declared actress Bela Padilla of the screenplay---all of eight pages---that award-winning indie filmmaker Lav Diaz wrote for "Maanita" director Paul Soriano.

During the Q&A session after the world premiere of "Maanita" at E.X. Theater here in Roppongi, Paul was asked to say at what level was Lav involved in the writing of the script…