Closer to Home weaves a universal, haunting tale of two people inexorably drawn together for vastly different reasons. Dalisay struggles to journey from the Philippine countryside to New York City to marry Dean, a disillusioned ex-merchant marine. She's hoping to buy a cure for her dying sister and, ultimately, a future for her debt-ridden family, while he hopes to escape his disintegrating American family through love and a family of his own. A powerful, controversial film that quietly builds to a shattering collision of aspirations and cultures. Written by
At What Price Family?
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Endorsed by the Philippine Department of Education, Culture and Sports (DECS) in recognition of the crucial Philippine realities and social consciousness that the film brings to society on the issue of poverty. See more
I don't want to be part of your family. No, I just want to leave. I'm gonna take my kid and I'm gonna forget all about this place.