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8 films for Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino

SHOWING in cinemas nationwide are eight films of the Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino (PPP). The film festival is hosted by Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP).

Now on its second year, PPP is a weeklong celebration of Filipino films. The film festival will run from August 15 to 21.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1. “Unli Life”
Benedict and Victoria unexpectedly broke up. Benedict is desperate to win her back even if it takes him to visit the past and correct his mistakes. Is it a happy ending for Benedict and Victoria?
Cast: Vhong Navarro, Winwyn Marquez, Joey Marquez
Director: Mike Livelo
Producer: Regal Films
MTRCB Rating: Parental Guidance (PG)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. “Ang Babaeng Allergic Sa WiFi”
Norma has a rare illness called Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity (EHS). She has to move to the province, which has no data signal. As she lives a simple life, will she also find a new love?
Cast: Sue Ramirez, Jameson Blake, and Markus
Paterson
Director: Jun Robles Lana
Producer: Idea First Company and October Train Films
MTRCB Rating: PG

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. “Pinay Beauty”
Annie wants to become a Snow White princess and dreams of joining a parade at Hong Kong Disneyland. She has a supportive boyfriend named Migs who is willing to do everything for her even if it will risk his life.
Cast: Chai Fonacier, Edgar Allan Guzman, Maxine Medina, Hannah Ledesma, and Nico Antonio
Director: Jay Abello
Producer: Quantum Films, MJM Productions, and Epic Media
MTRCB Rating: R-13

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. “Bakwit Boys”
The Datul brothers—Philip, Elias, Joey, and
Sonny—are typhoon survivors from Divilacan, Isabela. They seek refuge in the province of Pampanga and work in a farmland. One day, they will meet Rose who wants to promote their music.
Cast: Nikko Natividad, Vance Larena, Ryle Santiago, Mackie Empuerto, and Devon Seron
Director: Jason Paul Laxamana
Producer: T-Rex Entertainment
MTRCB Rating: PG

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5. “The Day After Valentine’s”
Lani unexpectedly meets Kai, a brokenhearted guy. She will help Kai to fix his messed up life. Will they also end up together?
Cast: Bela Padilla and JC Santos
Director: Jason Paul Laxamana
Producer: Viva Films
MTRCB Rating: PG

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6. “Madilim Ang Gabi”
The story features the government’s drug war.
Lando and Sara have left their dark past. One day, their son Alan gets missing. As parents, they will do everything to find Alan.
Cast: Phillip Salvador, Gina Alajar, and Felix Rocco
Director: Adolfo Borinaga Alix Jr.
Producer: Brian Charles Enterprises, Deus Lux Mea Films, Swift Productions, and Oro de Siete Productions Inc.
MTRCB Rating: R-16

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7. “Signal Rock”
Intoy helps everyone in his place find solutions to all their problems, including her Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) sister Vicky’s child custody battle against her foreigner-husband. Intoy’s town has poor network signal and he has to go up a rock formation in order to communicate with his sister.
Cast: Christian Bables, Daria Ramirez, Nanding Josef, Mon Confiado
Director: Chito S. Roño
Producer: CSR Productions and Regal Films
MTRCB Rating: R-13

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8. “We Will Die Tonight”
Kray is a stuntwoman, aspiring actress, and a racketeer. One day, she gets reunited with old friends who are working for a one-time-big-time” gig. Little did they know that they have to run for their lives.
Cast: Erich Gonzales
Director: Richard Somes
Producer: Straw Dogs Studio, EG Films, and Outpost Visual Frontier
MTRCB Rating: R-16

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