Ma' Rosa (2016) - Rotten Tomatoes

Ma' Rosa (2016)




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Ma'Rosa has four children. She runs a small grocery store in a poor district of Manila where everyone knows and appreciates . To make ends meet , she and her husband Nestor illegally sell narcotics. One day they were arrested. Facing corrupt police , Rosa's children will do anything to redeem the freedom of their parents.


Critic Reviews for Ma' Rosa

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (3)

There's nothing profoundly original here, but there's no denying the atmosphere of squalid authenticity.

May 20, 2016 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
Time Out
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Even Tangerine, the movie famously shot on an iPhone 5s, looks better. Not that a sharper image would much improve this chaotic portrait of police corruption.

May 19, 2016 | Rating: C | Full Review…
AV Club
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Boasting a simple, coherent plot shot with real-time, handheld verismo, it's a work of understated confidence ...

May 18, 2016 | Full Review…
Top Critic

We'll find a way

February 13, 2017 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…

A compelling lesson in modern-day morality, but it cleverly never judges any of its characters in the process.

October 17, 2016 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

[E]lectrifying... [A] deeply sympathetic portrait of a woman navigating the rules of her unfair world as best she can...

September 29, 2016 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…
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