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The Rapture of Fe (2009)

Ang panggagahasa kay Fe (original title)


(as Alvin B. Yapan)


(as Alvin B. Yapan)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Irma Adlawan ...
TJ Trinidad ...
Noni Buencamino ...
Dante (as Nonie Buencamino)
Joel Molina ...
Meeyo Candelaria ...
Mercedes Cabral ...
Jerry Respeto ...
Mang Robert
Morny de Guzman ...
Mang Lito
Fonz Deza ...
Priest (as Fonz Dessa)
Jessica Junio ...
Albularyo (as Jessica Junio-Demegillo)
Paolo Sanz ...
Ma. Solita Garcia ...
Maring (as Solita Garcia)
Carol Abad ...
Rattan Factory Worker
Sion Alfonso ...
Rattan Factory Worker
Dennis Asuncion ...
Rattan Factory Worker


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A Shocking Tale from Philippines
3 July 2012 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Ang Panggagahasa kay Fe (The Rapture of Fe) is a "poetic and allegorical narrative of a woman's will to survive in an oppressive environment. The woman here, the titular Fe (masterfully played by Irma Adlawan), is an overseas worker, repatriated by the bleak global economy, and is welcomed home by Dante (Noni Buencamino), her violent and barren husband, and Arturo (TJ Trinidad), her young lover who manages the basket factory that employs her and her husband. Amidst the abuses of her husband and the amorous declarations of her young lover, Fe would regularly receive a basket full of fruits from a mysterious suitor. Dante is unable to provide for her economically, while Arturo is unable to abandon both his paralytic father (Jerry Respeto) and the basket factory. Trapped in between two inutile men, Fe is reduced to desperation to the point of making a drastic decision to escape her asphyxiating predicament.

The simplicity of its narrative is seductive. The sharp observations that its narrative bears are instructive. Yapan explains the allegory with the efficiency of a literature professor, which he really is. His characters symbolize the different players that struggle within the patriarchal Filipino society, beholden to foreign forces because its agricultural sector (symbolized by Dante, whose farmland is mortgaged to Arturo and is left untiled) can no longer provide and its industry (symbolized by Arturo whose factory, while earning, is not profitable) has never matured to be self-sufficient. Within the context of Yapan's allegory, Ang Panggagahasa kay Fe blossoms into an academic but pertinent commentary on the state of the nation given its unique history and culture, as presented in the form of a literary tale where hints of the supernatural are weaved into overly familiar experiences of domestic violence and infidelity.

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