In the remote countryside of Ilongo, various women are sexually abused by local men. Two sisters meet Simon, the most attractive man in the village, and fight over him--one constantly haunted by Catholic dogma because of the abuse she suffered previously.

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Sarsi Emmanuelle ...
Selda
Maria Isabel Lopez ...
Tonya
Myra Manibog ...
Mona
Mark Joseph ...
Simon Kalabaw
Daren Craig Johnson ...
Ronald
Pia Zabale ...
Pia
Michael Locsin ...
Miguel (as Michael Angelo)
Arwin Rogelio ...
Tiago
Jenneelyn Gatbalite ...
Gloria
Gloria Andrade ...
Aling Anda
Jimmy Reyes ...
Village leader #1
Arthur Cassanova ...
Village leader #2 (as Arthur Casanova)
Chabeng Contreras ...
Tonya's grandma
Cheriebee Santos ...
Child #1 (as Cherriebee Santos)
Lea Zabale ...
Child #2
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In the remote countryside of Ilongo, various women are sexually abused by local men. Two sisters meet Simon, the most attractive man in the village, and fight over him--one constantly haunted by Catholic dogma because of the abuse she suffered previously.

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Director Elwood Perez took on the project because he wanted to see a Filipino movie shown at the Cannes Film Festival. See more »

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Death of virtue
29 June 2009 | by (Philippines) – See all my reviews

Story of ignorance very common in small isolated barrios in the Philippines. The movie however exaggerated the sexual orientation of the people.

Stars former Ms. Philippines, Ma. Isabel Lopez, including the soft-drink beauties of the late chief exploiter, Dr. Rey Dela Cruz who was murdered sometime in the '90s. It was so disappointing that Ms. Lopez, a UP graduate, used her beauty and brain to trash herself and the institution and country she used to represent.

This movie was produced during the era of the Experimental Cinema of the Philippine when some starlets in local show business were exploited to create sex-oriented movies. Marcos was still in power, and maybe this passed his approval to divert Filipinos from the worsening political and economic problems. Most of these experimental cinema allowed "pene" so don't be surprised if the there were actual "penetration" in this movie.

Produced by Elwood Perez and directed by Ricardo Lee. This experiment was definitely an on your face spit to the only Catholic nation in Asia.


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