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Batch '81 (1982)

The lives of seven neophytes as they strive to enter a Greek letter fraternity through a difficult hazing process. The entire experience is seen through the eyes of Sid Lucero, one of the neophytes.

Director:

Mike De Leon

Writers:

Clodualdo Del Mundo Jr. (screenplay), Raquel Villavicencio (screenplay) (as Raquel N. Villavicencio) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Gil ... Sid Lucero
Sandy Andolong ... Tina
Ward Luarca Ward Luarca ... Pacoy Ledesma
Noel Trinidad ... Santi Santillan
Ricky Sandico Ricky Sandico ... Ronnie Roxas, Jr.
Jimmy Javier Jimmy Javier ... Vince
Rod Leido Rod Leido ... Arni Enriquez
Bing Pimentel ... Mariel
Dang Cecilio Dang Cecilio ... Pearl (as Criselda Cecilio)
Mike Arvisu ... Abet
Vic Lima Vic Lima ... Gonzalez
Dodo Cabasal Dodo Cabasal ... Pete Magtibay
Edwin Reyes Edwin Reyes ... Ding Quintos
Nanette Inventor ... Miss Casuso
Joe Jardi Joe Jardi ... Dick
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Storyline

The lives of seven neophytes as they strive to enter a Greek letter fraternity through a difficult hazing process. The entire experience is seen through the eyes of Sid Lucero, one of the neophytes.

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Philippines

Language:

Filipino | Tagalog

Release Date:

18 November 1982 (Philippines) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

MVP Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Sigma Omicron Sigma's makeup during their "Upakan '81" number were inspired from the makeup of the band Kiss. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Keka (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Upakan '81
Music by Ding Achacoso
Lyrics by Joseph Olfindo
Sung by Mike Arvisu
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Very interesting
15 April 2018 | by belohilarioSee all my reviews

The film seems low budget but the acting and the story are at a high caliber. Definitely one of the good classic movies of the PH islands.


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