I will not detail who played who, so as not to preempt other would-be watchers of this movie. The mannerisms, voice, walk—he had the character down pat. The drama played for an hour and a half or maybe more, as slow, as straightforward and as predictable as that. The movie is worth watching to see how these plot lines develop. Nathan Lopez, Soliman Cruz, J.

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Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet! Go figure that out yourself! Tokyo International Film Festival. Once we found the house in San Pablo, Laguna, it only made sense to look for the other locations in nearby areas.

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Honestly, that was the only reason why I felt I should give it a chance after all. Filipino with English eddi This landmark film is considered by many to be one of the most important in Philippine cinema. In his script and direction, Jun tackled such themes as missed opportunities, second chances, fears of growing old and alone, and friendship.

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Even though Sol is homophobic, the issue of homosexuality isn’t taken as really big deal which is good because it somehow implies that sexuality isn’t eddoe a big deal when you’re trying movi be human.

In the meantime, Bwakaw’s condition gets worse. It took us at least three hours to get that one shot of Princess closing her eyes and then opening them again ever so slightly to gaze at Rene for the last time.


I really like how the story reflects a portion of Philippine society and culture. Was this review helpful? The film was first screened as part of the Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival where it formed part of the Director’s Showcase roster.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Other good actors who graced this film are: Once Eddie was on board, what were your discussions like about his approach to the role?

To the surprise of his friends, he even has his hair dyed to look younger. Acting as a window into how flawed our basic political right has become, the film follows Nonoy as he takes over his Father, the Kapitan’s, duties as guardian to committed voters harassed by vote buyers on the eve of the election.

We had only three weeks to teach Princess new tricks for the film. What are your thoughts as the film heads to Toronto and then to New York? The screenings were wild, almost like the audience was spellbound, laughing hysterically at some parts, tearing up at others.

A story about a broken-hearted girl who meets a boy in a not so normal way. That Thing Called Tadhana bwakkaw Eddie’s great love in life is his little dog, Bwakaw, played by Princess.


The slow pace of the story aligns with esdie way Rene perceives time, since he is an old man waiting for his death, time couldn’t have gone slower. He is, after all, still alive. What were his own touches? After dying from a complication of diabetes in her 60’s, Lisang has overstayed in her waiting room in purgatory, occasionally causing other souls trouble for her Best Filipino Films of all time. Yes No Movje this.

bwakaw movie eddie garcia

I had a page character sketch of Rene that I had planned to give to Tito Eddie. However aside from the terrible title, the synopsis describing a film an elderly gay man with his dog was so bleak, it did not interest me at all.

As Rene waits for the day of his death, he gets the surprise of his life when it is Bwakaw who suddenly falls ill and is diagnosed with cancer. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. But she is amazingly intelligent, even smarter than some actors I know, and she learned everything quickly.