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The Bet Collector

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An aging bet collector finds her mundane existence suddenly transformed by an unforeseen series of events in director Jeffrey Jeturian's award-winning entry into the 2006 Toronto Film Festival. Amelita is a jueteng kubrador (bet collector) who makes her living off of an illegal numbers game named jueteng that dates back to the Philippine's Spanish colonial period (1521-1898). Though the police do their best to put an end to jueteng, the public continues to play, and Amelita makes her regular rounds on a...more

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