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  • Australian filmmaker Andrew Leavold (left) speaking with few Filipinos who watched the documentary 'Search for Weng-Weng' in Sydney (SBS Filipino/A. Violata)
How obsessed can you be in something? No one in the world film industry is as obsessed as this Australian filmmaker in searching for Weng-Weng, Philippine's action star of the 80's.
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Annalyn Violata

7 Apr 2017 - 12:20 PM  UPDATED 7 Apr 2017 - 12:20 PM

Australian filmmaker Andrew Leavold devoted almost 20 years of his life searching for the Filipino 2-foot-9-inches action star and martial artist who made name in the early 80's Weng-Weng or Ernesto Dela Cruz.

 

Andrew Leavold spent seven years travelling to and from the Philippines, looking for people who may have known or dealt with the forgotten Pinoy James Bond in the 80's.

 

And in one of the several screenings of the documentary films "The Search for Weng-Weng" and launching his book with the same title in few cities in Australia, Leavold answers some questions from Australian viewers.

 

Few photos during the book launch in Sydney.

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