Dalisay struggles to journey from the Philippine countryside to New York City to marry Dean, a disillusioned ex-merchant marine. She's hoping to buy a cure for her dying sister and ultimately a future for her debt-ridden family, while he hopes to escape his disintegrating American family through love and a family of his own.
At What Price Family?
Did You Know?
Belinda Aquino (University of Hawaii at Manoa) tried to convince other members of the selection committee to ban the film from being screened at the Hawaii International Film festival because she felt it was derogatory to Filipino society. Despite writing letters of protest to each, she was overruled 23 to 1. See more
I think there's another one outside. Look!
[Looking through their store front window
Shit! Now he's bringing the whole goddamn family over!