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The movie starts like what you imagine a typical indie film would be, nag-film gamit ang low budget na camera, tahimik, mas totoo, and mas daring (jebs in the first 5 minutes - not sure what's funny though). Then you realize that this isn't a typical indie film about poverty or the same old look we usually see in local indie films (or sa case ko lang). Someone's narrating the scenes and the narration was done like someone's reading the script, complete with phrases like *ext.-setting-scene-camera movement*. Cool, it's a lecture on film-making.
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Eugene Domingo was perfect in her role as Eugene Domingo (acting na parang wala lang) and as ang Babae sa Septic Tank (
And lastly, kudos to the director, Marlon Rivera, for doing a great job in guiding the audience through film-making in an accessible way. Also to the writers and Chris Martinez who recently, in my radar at least, has yet to do something awful. So far I loved his previous works: Kimmy Dora, Here Comes the Bride and I really wanted to watch Temptation Island because of the
Overall, it's a local film that I highly applaud. I really enjoyed the film's cleverness and the subtle jabs at other genres and even the indie circuit as well. It really deserves all the praises that it's getting right now