Foster Child (2007)
Release Date: Sep 12, 2007 Wide
Average Rating: 3.9/5
User Ratings: 170
Director Brillante Mendoza tells the affectionate tale of a poor family living in the Philippines that is hired by a local Foster Care Facility to provide temporary care and shelter for abandoned babies. Thelma and her husband Dado live in Manila with their two teenage sons Gerald and Yuri. Despite the fact that her family lives in abject poverty, Thelma receive a fair amount of fulfillment in life by serving as a surrogate mother to abandoned children who are awaiting adoption. A young three
Sep 12, 2007 Wide
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The poverty and desperation is palpable, but where Slingshot showed the constant hustling and thieving in a male-dominated culture, Foster Child is anchored by women...
A gritty look at the nurturing love of a foster mother in a Manila slum for a three-year-old boy.
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