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Bagets (1984)

Five chaste adolescents attempt to navigate the wild and unpredictable drama of their final year of high school, only to discover that their friendship is what keeps them afloat.

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Jake Tordesillas (story and screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
William Martinez ... Tonton
Herbert Bautista Herbert Bautista ... Gilbert
J.C. Bonnin J.C. Bonnin ... Topee
Raymond Lauchengco Raymond Lauchengco ... Arnel
Aga Muhlach ... Adie
Eula Valdez ... Janice
Jobelle Salvador Jobelle Salvador ... Melissa
Yayo Aguila ... Rose
Chanda Romero ... Christine
Baby Delgado Baby Delgado ... Ivy
Rosemarie Gil ... Ermat
Liza Lorena ... Ermat
Celia Rodriguez ... Ermat
Lita Gutierrez Lita Gutierrez ... Ermat
Luz Valdez ... Ermat
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Storyline

Experiencing the forbidden. Experiencing rejection. Hating your parents. Hating the world around you. Discovering what's hot. Discovering what's cool. Discovering your first true love. Discovering who you are. Growing up can be such a wild time. But not when you've got the best guys to hang out with. Five chaste young men immerse themselves in the superficialities and superfluity of adolescence over the course of their last year in high school. But as they make their gradual transition from boyhood to manhood, they realize it is their formidable bond that stands as the real deal. Starring a generation that gave rise to a new youth culture. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Trivia

William Martinez is the most senior among the main cast. He was already passed his teen years. Bagets means teener. See more »

Connections

Followed by Bagets 2 (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Why Don't You Care
Sung by Harner
Composed by Harner
Bagets OST Album
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genius
11 March 2005 | by tanya018See all my reviews

This movie is sheer genius. It's hilarious. Especially if you take it in the present context. Costumes pa lang matatawa ka na. The script is good. Hilarious. But the part I like least was William Martinez's lecture towards the end. I like his story the least. Script and story is much better than today's Filipino movies' script and story. Aga Muhlach trying to dance like Michael Jackson. I especially like Herbert Bautista's character. Skinny, clumsy, awkward, fellow. Cute. I especially like the scene where he bikes in circles in front of his crush's house. Typical torpe kid. I wish I could go back in time and just live during those moments.


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Country:

Philippines

Language:

Filipino | Tagalog

Release Date:

8 February 1984 (USA) See more »

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Production Co:

Viva Films See more »
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