Friday, July 5, 2013

Cinemalaya 2013: Nuwebe by Joseph Laban

Inspired by the actual story of one of the youngest mothers in Philippine history, “Nuwebe” follows the story of Krista who at the tender age of 9 got pregnant from the sexual abuse perpetrated by her own father. What follows is a story of struggle and renewal. Krista’s story is complex. She refuses to see herself as a victim. Despite her situation, she demonstrates an incredible level of resilience and determination to overcome the trauma of her past. Her mother on the other hand is torn between her love for her child and her love for her husband. Starring: Barbara Miguel, Jake Cuenca, Nadine Samonte, Anita Linda, Manny Castaneda, Renaissance Tuason, Isadora Villasquez, Archie Adamos, Mikael Liwag, Renerich Ocon, Blair Arellano, Mariah Fernandez

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