blood tastes like ube

Drama, Comedy

Language: English, Tagalog

16mm / 3:12

An unlearned British-Filipino inadvertently learns about the importance of Ube (pronounced “oo-bay”), a purple Yam, in relation to Philippine culture with the help of a Filipino shop owner.

Starring James Bradwell and Ermar Alexander

Featuring music from Grammy nominated artist, and fellow half-Filipino, Toro Y Moi.

Writer, Director: Patrick Taylor
Executive Producer: Jack Bradley, Eyeline
Producer: Voy Czarkowski
DOP: Adam Singodia
Editor: Chris Walker
Sound Design: Ines Adriana
Production Design: Hazel Singzon
Colourist: Thomas Kumeling
1st AC: Ollie Pearson
Gaffer: Kian Altmann
Sound Recordist: Zak Allum
Production Assistant: Alfie Jackson
Location: Jojo’s Pinoy Store, Tooting
Film, Processing: Kodak London
Film Scan: Digital Orchard

Music by Toro Y Moi
Courtesy of Dean Oceans
Published by Toro Y Moi LLC
Administered by Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.

Special thanks:
Artemia Manalo Jr, Jojo’s Pinoy Store
Marshall Street Editors
Black Kite Studios
Darius Zelkha and Justin Taing, Brilliant Corners
Dead Oceans
Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
Ada’s Kitchen
Angelo Paragoso
Rachael Moran
Werner Vivier
Matthew Wood
Adam Boyd
James Miller
Matty Crawford

An EYELINE production