• Ma' Rosa (2016)

    Action, Drama
    Cast
    Jaclyn Jose, Julio Diaz
    Director
    Brillante Mendoza
    MTRCB
    R-16

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    Not the greatest Filipino movie of all time, but this film definitely is one of the best. Focused and concise, yet compelling. The film's rawness would make you think of and care about what's happening at the "other side". Its almost monotonous tone (which is further exemplified by the characterization of the female protagonist) from start until almost the end, and just broken by that very last scene (with the headshot of Jacklyn Jose while eating), is something that you do not usually see in local movies. A definite must-see.

     Mon, 18 Jul 2016 12:16 AM  |   More Reviews

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