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Bulaklak sa City Jail (1984)

The story of a woman named Angela who was accused of frustrated murder finds herself in difficult desperate situation inside the prison while meeting different kind of women who were ... See full summary »

Director:

Mario O'Hara

Writer:

Lualhati Bautista (story and screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nora Aunor ... Angela
Gina Alajar ... Juliet
Celia Rodriguez ... Luna
Perla Bautista ... Viring
Mitch Valdez ... Barbie (as Maya Valdez)
Zenaida Amador Zenaida Amador ... Tonya
Maritess Gutierrez Maritess Gutierrez ... Patricia
Gloria Romero ... Mother of Patricia
Shyr Valdez ... Yolly
Ricky Davao ... Crisanto
Bella Flores ... Olga Balla (as Bella Florez)
German Moreno ... Warden Ambrocio
Augusto Victa ... Warden Esteban
Alvin Enriquez Alvin Enriquez ... Juliet's Son
Toby Alejar ... Mike
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Storyline

The story of a woman named Angela who was accused of frustrated murder finds herself in difficult desperate situation inside the prison while meeting different kind of women who were penalized for different kind of crimes. She soon found out she was pregnant and escape the prison to deliver her baby but the police discover her escape and chased after her. They finally found her and were surprised to see her deliver her baby in zoo. Written by Ati atihan - Mother of All Philippine Festivals

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Today, a mother will fight her bravest battle.

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Country:

Philippines

Language:

Filipino | Tagalog

Release Date:

25 December 1984 (Philippines) See more »

Also Known As:

Flowers of the City Jail See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Cherubin Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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The movie tackles the indictment of people who have wronged, made an offense, the wrongfully accused or those who were not given justice for their prison sentence as well as it portrays the worsening penal system in the Philippines. See more »

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Indeed, Nora Aunor's finest film.
11 March 2000 | by jonardSee all my reviews

'Bulaklak ng City Jail' is an outstanding Filipino film that depicts the situation of women in the City Jail.

Nora Aunor, as the leading actress, played her part so convincingly.

Other players in the movie are also brilliant, thus making the movie a truly Filipino classic.

Watch it and be amazed!


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