Lilet Never Happened

Jacco Groen

Lilet is a 13-year-old girl struggling to survive on the streets of Manila and in danger of slipping into prostitution. Social worker Claire desperately tries to save the girl but her attempts fail time and time again. The film is based on interviews with Lilet, a young girl who eventually became the most famous prostitute in Manila. With music by An Pierlé. The film won the award of Best Youth Film at the Youth Film Festival in Denmark.