Sally Malasmas applies for a US visa. There she meets the young and dashing vice-consul Will Derby with a wide, warm and inviting smile. Sally feels it's her lucky day! But Will thinks ... See full summary »
Sally Malasmas applies for a US visa. There she meets the young and dashing vice-consul Will Derby with a wide, warm and inviting smile. Sally feels it's her lucky day! But Will thinks Sally does not have enough ties to the Philippines that will make her come back. He denies her visa, beams one last sweet smile at her and turns his back before she could protest. It isn't Sally's lucky day anymore. Sally Malasmas is a Care Officer at the National Statistics Office. She's smart and is a genuinely caring person who always has a hand to help other people. But despite her capabilities, Sally feels insecure of her older sister Charry whom she feels her parents always favored and always outperformed her. And in love, Sally tends to be needy and clingy. Her parents and only sister have all migrated to the United States to embrace the 'American Dream'. But for Sally, the Philippines is where she wants to be. Will Derby is a dashing vice-consul from the United States Embassy in Manila. He grew ... Written by
Chinno B. Marquez
This was one of the first Filipino movies I saw, and thought Toni Gonzaga and Sam Milby were adorable, but not overly sugary. It was also nice to see a movie without gratuitous love scenes. The scenes that were borderline showed no nudity. Very refreshing to not have to sell movies this way. Our 12 year old daughter loved this movie as well, as she would like to visit the Philippines sometime, but knows no Tagalog. We are all trying to learn the language, and movies like this are getting us on the way of learning the culture as well as the language. Well directed, acted and written-wonderful date movie as well as "girl's night" movie!
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