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* ArtisticLicenseHistory: A few in the set design (owing to difficulties finding or creating more accurate period sets). The Las Casas Filipinas living history museum, [[SceneryPorn while pretty to look at]], is still notably a lot neater in appearance than most of the real-life districts where much of the movie is set. Real-life monuments in Manila from the period (the Neoclassical government buildings from the Burnham reconstruction of the city were noticeably absent, as are the Manila Cathedral and other structures in the walled old city). The Manila Hotel, MacArthur's residence is never seen from the outside. Likewise, very few of the structures represent actual buildings from Manila. Somewhat justified in that most of these buildings and their environments now look very different from how they looked in the 1930s.

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* ArtisticLicenseHistory: A few in the set design (owing to difficulties finding or creating more accurate period sets). The Las Casas Filipinas living history museum, [[SceneryPorn while pretty to look at]], is still notably a lot neater in appearance than most of the real-life districts where much of the movie is set. Real-life monuments in Manila from the period (the Neoclassical government buildings from the Burnham reconstruction of the city were noticeably absent, as are the Manila Cathedral and other structures in the walled old city). The Manila Hotel, MacArthur's [[UsefulNotes/DouglasMacArthur MacArthur]]'s residence is never seen from the outside. Likewise, very few of the structures represent actual buildings from Manila. Somewhat justified in that most of these buildings and their environments now look very different from how they looked in the 1930s.


* ArtisticLicenseHistory: A few in the set design (owing to difficulties finding or creating more accurate period sets).

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* ArtisticLicenseHistory: A few in the set design (owing to difficulties finding or creating more accurate period sets). The Las Casas Filipinas living history museum, [[SceneryPorn while pretty to look at]], is still notably a lot neater in appearance than most of the real-life districts where much of the movie is set. Real-life monuments in Manila from the period (the Neoclassical government buildings from the Burnham reconstruction of the city were noticeably absent, as are the Manila Cathedral and other structures in the walled old city). The Manila Hotel, MacArthur's residence is never seen from the outside. Likewise, very few of the structures represent actual buildings from Manila. Somewhat justified in that most of these buildings and their environments now look very different from how they looked in the 1930s.


''Quezon's Game'' is a Philippine [[{{Biopic biographical]] [[BasedOnATrueStory film]] directed by Matthew Rosen and co-produced by Star Cinema, iWant, and Kinetek. First viewed in Canada in December 2018, it had its cinematic debut in Philippine Cinemas in May 2019. Set in [[TheThirties 1938]], the film explores a relatively unknown chapter in Philippine history prior to the onset of the [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarII Second World War]]. While struggling with a relapse of tuberculosis, then Philippine President Manuel L. Quezon (Raymond Bagatsing) and his allies worked toward the coordinated rescue of more than 1,200 Jewish refugees from UsefulNotes/NaziGermany. Think ''Film/SchindlersList'', but in the Philippines.

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''Quezon's Game'' is a Philippine [[{{Biopic [[{{Biopic}} biographical]] [[BasedOnATrueStory film]] directed by Matthew Rosen and co-produced by Star Cinema, iWant, and Kinetek. First viewed in Canada in December 2018, it had its cinematic debut in Philippine Cinemas in May 2019. Set in [[TheThirties 1938]], the film explores a relatively unknown chapter in Philippine history prior to the onset of the [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarII Second World War]]. While struggling with a relapse of tuberculosis, then Philippine President Manuel L. Quezon (Raymond Bagatsing) and his allies worked toward the coordinated rescue of more than 1,200 Jewish refugees from UsefulNotes/NaziGermany. Think ''Film/SchindlersList'', but in the Philippines.


''Quezon's Game'' is Philippine biographical film directed by Matthew Rosen and co-produced by Star Cinema, iWant, and Kinetek. First viewed in Canada in December 2018, it had its cinematic debut in Philippine Cinemas in May 2019. Set in [[TheThirties 1938]], the film explores a relatively unknown chapter in Philippine history prior to the onset of the [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarII Second World War]]. While struggling with a relapse of tuberculosis, then Philippine President Manuel L. Quezon (Raymond Bagatsing) and his allies worked toward the coordinated rescue of more than 1,200 Jewish refugees from UsefulNotes/NaziGermany. Think ''Film/SchindlersList'', but in the Philippines.

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''Quezon's Game'' is a Philippine biographical film [[{{Biopic biographical]] [[BasedOnATrueStory film]] directed by Matthew Rosen and co-produced by Star Cinema, iWant, and Kinetek. First viewed in Canada in December 2018, it had its cinematic debut in Philippine Cinemas in May 2019. Set in [[TheThirties 1938]], the film explores a relatively unknown chapter in Philippine history prior to the onset of the [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarII Second World War]]. While struggling with a relapse of tuberculosis, then Philippine President Manuel L. Quezon (Raymond Bagatsing) and his allies worked toward the coordinated rescue of more than 1,200 Jewish refugees from UsefulNotes/NaziGermany. Think ''Film/SchindlersList'', but in the Philippines.


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* ShiningCity: The outdoor scenes of pre-WWII Manila are portrayed as this, coupled with SceneryPorn. Partly TruthInTelevision and partly ShootTheMoney; the film was largely shot in Las Casas Filipinas, a resort and living history museum which has acted as a stand-in for colonial-era Manila multiple times before. Meanwhile, many of the outdoor scenes in what could be assumed to be districts outside the old walled city of Intramuros, namely in Binondo and San Miguel (the latter being the present location of Malacanan Palace).

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* ScrewTheRulesImDoingWhatsRight: Quezon is willing to defy U.S. Congress and government protocol to bring German and Austrian Jews into the country.
* ShiningCity: The outdoor scenes of pre-WWII Manila are portrayed as this, coupled with SceneryPorn. Partly TruthInTelevision and partly ShootTheMoney; the film was largely shot in Las Casas Filipinas, a resort and living history museum which has acted as a stand-in for colonial-era Manila multiple times before. Meanwhile, many of the outdoor scenes in what could be assumed to be districts outside the old walled city of Intramuros, namely in Binondo and San Miguel (the latter being the present location of Malacanan Malacañan Palace).


''Quezon's Game'' is Philippine biographical film directed by Matthew Rosen and co-produced by Star Cinema, iWant, and Kinetek. First viewed in Canada in December 2018, it had its cinematic debut in Philippine Cinemas in May 2019. Set in [[TheThirties 1938]], the film explores a relatively unknown chapter in Philippine history prior to the onset of the [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarII Second World War]]. While struggling with a relapse of tuberculosis, then Philippine President Manuel L. Quezon (Raymond Bagatsing) and his allies worked toward the coordinated rescue of more than 1,200 Jewish refugees from UsefulNotes/NaziGermany.

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''Quezon's Game'' is Philippine biographical film directed by Matthew Rosen and co-produced by Star Cinema, iWant, and Kinetek. First viewed in Canada in December 2018, it had its cinematic debut in Philippine Cinemas in May 2019. Set in [[TheThirties 1938]], the film explores a relatively unknown chapter in Philippine history prior to the onset of the [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarII Second World War]]. While struggling with a relapse of tuberculosis, then Philippine President Manuel L. Quezon (Raymond Bagatsing) and his allies worked toward the coordinated rescue of more than 1,200 Jewish refugees from UsefulNotes/NaziGermany.
UsefulNotes/NaziGermany. Think ''Film/SchindlersList'', but in the Philippines.


** AnachronismStew: Most notably, the cars, while looking generally accurate-ish 1930s and 1940s models, ''drive on the right side of the road'', with their steering wheels on the left. In RealLife, prior to UsefulNotes/WorldWarII, cars in the American Philippines drove on the ''left'' and had steering wheels on the right—i.e., British-style.

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** AnachronismStew: Most notably, the cars, while looking generally accurate-ish 1930s and 1940s models, ''drive on the right side of the road'', with their steering wheels on the left.left—the current driving style in the Philippines, and of course, back in the U.S. In RealLife, prior to UsefulNotes/WorldWarII, cars in the American Philippines drove on the ''left'' and had steering wheels on the right—i.e., British-style. (It was precisely the introduction of vast numbers of American military vehicles into the Philippine theatre of the war that forced the switch from left-hand to right-hand drive.)



* CastingGag: It's very likely Rachel Alejandro was cast as Doña Aurora Quezon in part because of her previous role in the 2017 ''[[Theatre/APortraitOfTheArtistAsFilipino Ang Larawan]]''—both movies cast her as a high-society Filipina woman based in Manila in the late American colonial era proper, just prior to UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.

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* CastingGag: It's very likely Rachel Alejandro was cast as Doña Aurora Quezon in part because of her previous role in the 2017 ''[[Theatre/APortraitOfTheArtistAsFilipino Ang Larawan]]''—both movies cast her as a high-society Filipina woman based in Manila in the late American colonial era proper, just prior to UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.


** Most notably, the cars, while looking generally accurate-ish 1930s and 1940s models, ''drive on the right side of the road'', with their steering wheels on the left. In RealLife, prior to UsefulNotes/WorldWarII, cars in the American Philippines drove on the ''left'' and had steering wheels on the right—i.e., British-style.

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** AnachronismStew: Most notably, the cars, while looking generally accurate-ish 1930s and 1940s models, ''drive on the right side of the road'', with their steering wheels on the left. In RealLife, prior to UsefulNotes/WorldWarII, cars in the American Philippines drove on the ''left'' and had steering wheels on the right—i.e., British-style.



* CastingGag: It's very likely Rachel Alejandro was cast as Doña Aurora Quezon in part because of her previous role in the 2017 ''[[Theatre/APortraitOfTheArtistAsFilipino Ang Larawan]]''—both movies cast her as a high-society Filipina woman based in Manila in the late American colonial era proper, just prior to UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.

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* CastingGag: It's very likely Rachel Alejandro was cast as Doña Aurora Quezon in part because of her previous role in the 2017 ''[[Theatre/APortraitOfTheArtistAsFilipino Ang Larawan]]''—both movies cast her as a high-society Filipina woman based in Manila in the late American colonial era proper, just prior to UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.


** Most notably, the cars, while looking generally accurate-ish 1930s and 1940s models, ''drive on the right side of the road'', with their steering wheels on the left. In RealLife, prior to UsefulNotes/WorldWarII, the American Philippines drove on the ''left'' and had steering wheels on the right—i.e., British-style.

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** Most notably, the cars, while looking generally accurate-ish 1930s and 1940s models, ''drive on the right side of the road'', with their steering wheels on the left. In RealLife, prior to UsefulNotes/WorldWarII, cars in the American Philippines drove on the ''left'' and had steering wheels on the right—i.e., British-style.



* CastingGag: It's very likely Rachel Alejandro was cast as Doña Aurora Quezon in part because of her previous role in the 2017 ''[[Theatre/APortraitOfTheArtistAsFilipino Ang Larawan]]''—both movies cast her as a high-society Filipina woman based in Manila in the late American colonial era proper, just prior to UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.

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* CastingGag: It's very likely Rachel Alejandro was cast as Doña Aurora Quezon in part because of her previous role in the 2017 ''[[Theatre/APortraitOfTheArtistAsFilipino Ang Larawan]]''—both movies cast her as a high-society Filipina woman based in Manila in the late American colonial era proper, just prior to UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.


* ArtisticLicenseHistory: A few in the set design (owing to difficulties finding or creating more accurate period sets).
** Most notably, the cars, while looking generally accurate-ish 1930s and 1940s models, ''drive on the right side of the road'', with their steering wheels on the left. In RealLife, prior to UsefulNotes/WorldWarII, the American Philippines drove on the ''left'' and had steering wheels on the right—i.e., British-style.



* CastingGag: It's very likely Rachel Alejandro was cast as Doña Aurora Quezon in part because of her previous role in the 2017 ''[[Theatre/APortraitOfTheArtistAsFilipino Ang Larawan]]''—both movies cast her as a Manila-based, high-society Filipina woman in the late American colonial era proper, just prior to UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.

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* CastingGag: It's very likely Rachel Alejandro was cast as Doña Aurora Quezon in part because of her previous role in the 2017 ''[[Theatre/APortraitOfTheArtistAsFilipino Ang Larawan]]''—both movies cast her as a Manila-based, high-society Filipina woman based in Manila in the late American colonial era proper, just prior to UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.

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* CastingGag: It's very likely Rachel Alejandro was cast as Doña Aurora Quezon in part because of her previous role in the 2017 ''[[Theatre/APortraitOfTheArtistAsFilipino Ang Larawan]]''—both movies cast her as a Manila-based, high-society Filipina woman in the late American colonial era proper, just prior to UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.


''Quezon's Game'' is Philippine biographical film directed by Matthew Rosen and co-produced by [[Creator/ABSCBN Star Cinema]], iWant, and Kinetek. First viewed in Canada in December 2018, it had its cinematic debut in Philippine Cinemas in May 2019. Set in [[TheThirties 1938]], the film explores a relatively unknown chapter in Philippine history prior to the onset of the [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarII Second World War]]. While struggling with a relapse of tuberculosis, then Philippine President Manuel L. Quezon (Raymond Bagatsing) and his allies worked toward the coordinated rescue of more than 1,200 Jewish refugees from UsefulNotes/NaziGermany.

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''Quezon's Game'' is Philippine biographical film directed by Matthew Rosen and co-produced by [[Creator/ABSCBN Star Cinema]], Cinema, iWant, and Kinetek. First viewed in Canada in December 2018, it had its cinematic debut in Philippine Cinemas in May 2019. Set in [[TheThirties 1938]], the film explores a relatively unknown chapter in Philippine history prior to the onset of the [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarII Second World War]]. While struggling with a relapse of tuberculosis, then Philippine President Manuel L. Quezon (Raymond Bagatsing) and his allies worked toward the coordinated rescue of more than 1,200 Jewish refugees from UsefulNotes/NaziGermany.


''Quezon's Game'' is Philippine biographical film directed by Matthew Rosen and co-produced by Star Cinema, iWant, and Kinetek. First viewed in Canada in December 2018, it had its cinematic debut in Philippine Cinemas in May 2019. Set in [[TheThirties 1938]], the film explores a relatively unknown chapter in Philippine history prior to the onset of the [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarII Second World War]]. While struggling with a relapse of tuberculosis, then Philippine President Manuel L. Quezon (Raymond Bagatsing) and his allies worked toward the coordinated rescue of more than 1,200 Jewish refugees from UsefulNotes/NaziGermany.

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''Quezon's Game'' is Philippine biographical film directed by Matthew Rosen and co-produced by [[Creator/ABSCBN Star Cinema, Cinema]], iWant, and Kinetek. First viewed in Canada in December 2018, it had its cinematic debut in Philippine Cinemas in May 2019. Set in [[TheThirties 1938]], the film explores a relatively unknown chapter in Philippine history prior to the onset of the [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarII Second World War]]. While struggling with a relapse of tuberculosis, then Philippine President Manuel L. Quezon (Raymond Bagatsing) and his allies worked toward the coordinated rescue of more than 1,200 Jewish refugees from UsefulNotes/NaziGermany.



* BittersweetEnding: Although their efforts were eventually cut short during the invasion of the Philippines by Japan in World War II, Quezon and his allies were able to secure the safe passage of more than 1,200 Jewish refugees from Central Europe. A few interviews of the surviving refugees were played over the end credits.

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* BittersweetEnding: Manuel L. Quezon dies in exile as World War II comes to a close, never seeing the dawn of a fully independent Philippine nation. Although their efforts were eventually cut short during the invasion of the Philippines by Japan in World War II, Quezon and his allies were able to secure the safe passage of more than 1,200 Jewish refugees from Central Europe. A few interviews of the surviving refugees were played over the end credits.



* {{Egopolis}}: Downplayed. Quezon announced moving the new capital of an independent Philippines to be placed further inland in what was currently known as Balintawak. The guests at the unveiling insisted on naming the city after Quezon, who had earlier secured the eventual independence of the Philippines six years after the proposal.

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* {{Egopolis}}: Downplayed. Quezon announced moving the new capital of an independent Philippines to be placed further inland in to what was currently known as Balintawak. The guests at the unveiling insisted on naming the city after Quezon, who had earlier secured the eventual independence of the Philippines six years after the proposal.

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