EXCLUSIVE AND FIRST ON SSSIP’S SEXY BLOG SITE: THE 2015 CINEMA ONE ORIGINALS FINALISTS!!!


alex
alex
ara
ara
bor
bor
carl
carl
ivan
ivan
junjun
junjun
keith
keith
lance
lance
max
max
nicco
nicco
ralston
ralston
raymond
raymond
sari
sari
sheron
sheron
tessie
tessie

 

“2015 CINEMA ONE ORIGINALS FINALISTS”

 

“MISS BULALACAO”

SYNOPSIS

Miss Bulalacao is about a young drag queen, Dodong, who joins a barangay gay pageant to gain acceptance in his father’s community. He is instead met with hostility from his father, who chases him to a jungle, where he sobs to a lone bright star. What follows is the strangest night in his entire life, and an even stranger 9 months when he realizes he is pregnant. Dodong deals with ridicule from a barangay who does not believe him.

CAST

Russ Ligtas

Tessie Tomas

Nanette Inventor

Mon Confiado

Kaloy Olavides (TBC)

 

And a ensemble of Cebuano actors

 

STAFF

Director: Ara Chawdhury

Line Producer: Bianca Balbuena

 

“MGA REBELDENG MAY KASO”

SYNOPSIS

“Mga Rebeldeng May Kaso” (Rebels with A Case) is about the aftermath of the so-called People Power Revolution of 1986, spawning a group of young dreamers bewildered, wondering, and wandering, discovering the fire of youth, the loss of innocence, the journey into the core of one’s being, immersing themselves in a brewing new alternative culture and a little known and lowly regarded revolution of sorts – the emergence of a new underground, independent, and alternative cinema.

 

CAST

*to follow

STAFF

Director: Raymond Red

Line Producer: Daphne Chiu

 

“DAHLIN’ NICK”

SYNOPSIS

DAHLIN’ NICK is a docu-drama exploring the life and works of National Artist for Literature Nick Joaquin, who only accepted the National Artist Award on the condition the Marcos administration release a well-known writer who was being unjustly detained during Martial Law.  Depicting the “inner world” of this canonical writer, who wrote both novels as well as journalistic works, the juxtaposition of documentary interviews, episodes from his life, and evocative imagery from his literary pieces will create a cinematic collage.

CAST

*to follow

STAFF

Director: Sari Dalena

Line Producer: Hai Balbuena

 

“MIRADOR”

SYNOPSIS

A widow’s obsession with her dead husband’s illegitimate son leads to fatal consequences.

CAST

Snooki Serna

Michael de Mesa

Vin Abrenica

Gloria Sevilla

Sue Prado

Skyzx Labastilla

 

STAFF

Director: Loy Arcenas

Line Producer: Alemberg Ang

Assistant Director: JP Habac

DOP: Sasha Palomares

Editor: Benjamin Tolentino

Music: Teresa Barrozo

 

“MANANG BIRING”

SYNOPSIS

Manang Biring is a story of a terminally ill but feisty old lady who has learned to accept that she will soon pass away. One day, she receives a letter that from her long estranged daughter saying that she will be home for Christmas. Knowing that she will not make it, Biring will go to great lengths to prolong her life and to give her daughter a Happy Christmas.

 

CAST

Erlinda Villalobos as Biring and Jerry

Angelina Kanapi as Eva

Alchris Galura as Terence

Patrick Sugui as Yohan

Glaiza de Castro as Amanda

Lance Raymundo as Richard Abadilla

Cherry Pie Picache as Old Nita

Kathleen Pador as Nurse Michelle / Sabog girl

John Carlo Tan as CJ

 

STAFF

Director: Carl Joseph Papa

 

“BAKA SIGURO YATA”

SYNOPSIS

A romantic comedy of intertwined stories of a dysfunctional extended family showing different views of love in each generation.

 

CAST

MAIN ROLES

Dino Pastrano as Carlo

Isabel Oli as Melissa

Cherie Gil as Remy

Ricky Davao as Adrian

Katrina “Hopia” Legaspi as Myka

Boo Gabunada as Jinno

 

SUPPORTING ROLES

Alex Medina as Epol

Nicco Manalo as Gio

Jerald Napoles as Japot

Saab Magalona as Nica

Anna Luna as Mae

 

CAMEO

Jinri Park as Lea (Adrian’s wife)

 

STAFF

Director: Joel Ferrer

Line Producer: Phy Grande

 

“DAYANG ASU”

SYNOPSIS

Amidst legalized corruption, a son proves to his father that he is fit to survive in a dog-eat-dog world.

 

CAST

Junjun Quintana as Tonton

Ricky Davao as Mang Peping

Bernard Laxa as Ahmed

Elora Espano as Nadjoua

Toie Lustre as Burbos

Alvin Anson as Sarg Manalo

Renaissance as Jeljel

Gloria Sevilla as Lola Miding

Mark Nepomuceno as Mayor Guerrero

Ricky Ibe as Mr. Cruz

Moises Magisa as Mang Dodong

 

STAFF

Director: Bor Ocampo

Line Producer: Alex Poblete

 

“BUKOD KANG PINAGPALA”

SYNOPSIS

In an old house replete with images of Catholic icons and symbols, a young lady struggles with the demented religious fanaticism of her mother, who it seems cannot differentiate between pious fervour and demonic possession- for both exist simultaneously in her being.  The daughter seeks help for mother’s behavior, but as days go by, their relationship turns from harrowing to horrific, as strange phenomena occur inside the house, driving the daughter to evade and overcome her mother’s deranged machinations.

CAST

Bing Pimentel as Stella

Max Eigenmann as Stephanie

Lou Veloso as Mang Nardo

Lui Manansala as Aling Natty

Matt Daclan as James

Senon Palomares as Fr. Atilano

 

STAFF

Director: Sheron Dayoc

Line Producer: Honee Alipio

 

“HAMOG”

SYNOPSIS

About the notorious batang hamog loitering in main thoroughfares such as EDSA.

CAST

*to follow

STAFF

Director: Ralston Jover

Line Producer: Martin Mayuga

 

“THE COMEBACK”

SYNOPSIS

The Comeback about a 32 year old crazy, OA fading superstar actress who loses everything in her life and decides to commit suicide but on the day she decides to kill herself, she receives a package containing 4 letters and ashes in a vase: a dead man’s ashes in search of a home.

CAST

*to follow

STAFF

Director: Ivan Andrew Payawal

 

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MR. RONALD ARGUELLES OF "CINEMA ONE"
MR. RONALD ARGUELLES OF “CINEMA ONE”

“THE CINEMA OF ONE… IS, THE CINEMA OF… LOVE!”— sssip.*

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