Cal Montero, a wealthy filmmaker recently paralyzed from the waist down, goes to his hacienda in Negros for recovery and physical therapy. He's morose, but tries to stay in full control. ...
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Cal Montero, a wealthy filmmaker recently paralyzed from the waist down, goes to his hacienda in Negros for recovery and physical therapy. He's morose, but tries to stay in full control. Annie, his therapist, works each of his joints and may have designs on replacing Cal's wife, Gail. Gail is looking for tenderness, and finds it in the shack of Satur, one of the hacienda's workers. Cal and Annie set a spy on Gail, Gail wants to return to Manila to find a job, and unfaithfulness could spark violence. Cal loads his shotgun. Written by
Highly erotic adaption of D. H. Lawrence's "Lady Chatterley's Lover"
Patricia Javier is a Goddess. She looks amazing (think Vivica A. Fox meets the young Penelope Cruz) and uses all her beauty in this adaption of D. H. Lawrence's erotic classic "Lady Chatterley's Lover". The plot loosely follows the novel and offers room for some steamy sex scenes. In those, the two female stars (Sunshine Cruz and Patricia Javier) shine.
And I really fell in love with Patricia. We see a lot of her body but since it's done in an aesthetic way, it's not sleazy. Just beautiful. The imagery and camera work is also nice but has a hard time catching up with Patricia. And so have the depth of the story, most of the other actors, the music etc. This means: The movie is only average - except for Patricia Javier. She's a Goddess. Oh, I've already said that? Well, it's worth repeating :)
She gets a 10/10 ... the movie gets a
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