Manila Film Fest Mania!

Support the local scene and catch these Pinoy flicks on screen.
by Roch Vergara   |  Dec 25, 2009
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CRY: Mano Po's 6th Installment
WHAT: Mano Po 6: A Mother's Love
WHY: It is a story of a Filipino-Chinese mother who is being maltreated by her in-laws which then reflected to her children. After getting rich, she tries to find her children in the hopes of reconciling with them.
STARRING: Sharon Cuneta and Heart Evangelista
WATCH IT WITH: With mom and lola

SCREAM: Longest Pinoy Film Series
WHAT: Shake, Rattle, and Roll 11
WHY: This film series never fails to scare the hell out of the Filipinos. The three-episode horror and suspense film features a group who went camping and is being haunt by "Lamanglupa," a doctor-intern who was possessed by an evil spirit, and a couple who discovered that the wedding gown they got from an ukay-ukay is "possessed."
STARRING: Maja Salvador, Roco Twins, Iya Villana, Ruffa Gutierrez
WATCH IT WITH: Your whole barkada

LAUGH: Comedy King and Kuya Willie in one movie
WHAT: It is a heartwarming story of a Senior Citizen living in the US who watches the noon time show, Wowowee to cure his homesickness. His only wish was to be able to watch the show live in the Philippines to connect to his long lost friends back home but his children refuses to give him the opportunity.
STARRING: Dolphy, Willie Revillame, Eric Quizon, Heart Evangelista, G Toengi
WATCH IT WITH: Your dad and your siblings

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