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Bathhouse (2005)

Not Rated | | Drama | 2 March 2005 (Philippines)
The bathhouse - a place where gay men can go to relax, kick off their shoes (and clothes) and enjoy each other's company. "Bathhouse" takes you into this world of towel clad men, back room ... See full summary »


Crisaldo Pablo


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jet Alcantara ... Cris
Ray An Dulay ... Rico (as Ray-An Dulay)
Andoy Ranay ... Genesis
Rey Pumaloy Rey Pumaloy ... Argel
John Lapus ... Lloyd
Carl Rosadiño Jr. Carl Rosadiño Jr. ... Yerik
Mark Licera Mark Licera ... Raineir
Joel Red Joel Red ... JP
Marcus Aurelius Marcus Aurelius ... Chaps
Arthur Dimaguila Arthur Dimaguila ... Jeff
Clint Flores Clint Flores ... Max
Rico del Rosario ... Andy
Jerome Villareal Jerome Villareal ... Anthony
Vianney Guese Vianney Guese ... Darnel
Ralph Martin Casil Ralph Martin Casil ... Art


The bathhouse - a place where gay men can go to relax, kick off their shoes (and clothes) and enjoy each other's company. "Bathhouse" takes you into this world of towel clad men, back room sex and the search for that ever elusive perfect boyfriend

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Tagalog | Filipino | English

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2 March 2005 (Philippines) See more »

Also Known As:

Сауна See more »

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1.85 : 1
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Simpleng Awit
Lyrics by Crisaldo Pablo
Music by Ato Del Rosario
Performed by Addy Pareno (as Addy Parreño)
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A love story in a Bathhouse
16 February 2007 | by charamboSee all my reviews

When a film wants to be real to life, and shows us what life is all about, they either succeed or don't. This film is in the latter. Although the acting is first rate, the story doesn't wash. You have a young man ( looking like a younger Jackie Chan ), who finds out is gay and joins the club , The Bathhouse. So far so good, he then falls in love with the local hunk, Chris. Chris like most men wants to share his body with as many ( in this case ) men as he can.

The director then cuts away from the story to show us how in real life these people meet, thru the internet, at the park, cell phones etc.

My question is, thru out the whole of the film, the hero ( if you like ) manages to leave his parents, not have a job, go to the Bathhouse, have sex with every man he meets, and he manages to do this without spending any money, or worse get a disease. Does this mean that all gays in the Philippines don't have to have money. You walk around Manila and say your gay and people feel sorry for you and give you money. Even better all gays are clean and without aids. The film is helped by the Aids counsel in the Philippines. Nothing like that is mentioned in the film.

If your going to make a real life film, DO IT, and don't go half way. The story is bad, just like the jeans of Chris, he never changes them.

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