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Lorna Tolentino ...
Estela
Albert Martinez ...
Daniel
Nida Blanca ...
Matilda
Alicia Alonzo ...
Miling
Bobby Andrews ...
Jojo
Joanne Quintas ...
Amy
Matet De Leon ...
Gina
Aiza Marquez ...
Beth
Hannah Camille Bustillos ...
Joan
Jaime Fabregas ...
Ship Captain
Pocholo Montes ...
Ship Mate
Polly Cadsawan ...
Leakage Man
Mina Bernales ...
Rose
April Castro ...
Bekbek
Josie Tagle ...
Market Vendor
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Abakada ina is a film dedicated to all women who strive to be the best for their children. It is about an illiterate woman named Estella who married Daniel and had three beautiful daughters. Since Estella had stopped studying when she was still a child, she always had an argue with her mother-in-law named Matilda. Matilda loves her grandchildren very much that she didn't want them to become illiterate like their mother. Matilda taught everything she knew to Estella's children. She tried to be a mother to them. Matilda wanted to raise them the way she raised her children, Daniel and Jojo. Because of this, Estella felt that she doesn't have a place in them, that she cannot do anything but to sell in the market. Daniel came back home from his work on the ship and he tried to live with his family away from his mother. It was a very tough decision for them but they did it because they believe that they could fulfill their dreams in a place far from where they grew up. Unfortunately, many ... Written by Alduke Huang

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