Kisapmata (1982)






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The irrational tyranny of a retired policeman over his abject wife and family emerges as a powerful force in this story of incest, abuse, and pervasive, internalized fear -- apparently based on a true case history. The ex-policeman's daughter Mila (Charo Santos), two months pregnant, is allowed to marry her boyfriend Noel (Jay Ilagan), a mild young man of chubby proportions -- but Mila's father does everything he can to make the wedding difficult. When the mother (Charito Solis) hears that her … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Art House & International, Drama
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Written By: Mike De Leon, Clodualdo Del Mundo Jr., Nick Joaquin, Raquel Villavicencio
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as Noel Manalansan

as Mang Dadong Carandan...

as Qling Dely Carandang

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A slow-moving story, but hits you right in the head with its shocking climax that came very unexpected. Vic Silayan is great.

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