Sunday, 1 September 2013

Bamboo Flowers Official Trailer- Sineng Pambansa 2013: All Masters - Edition

Synopsis of the Film

Bamboo Flowers is a collection of stories that narrate the lives of various characters in the province of Bohol. There is the tale of Ma’am Berta and her son Omel who are happy living the simple life along the Abatan River in Antequera. But both are confronted by the condition of Berta’s aging and sick father, Andong. Andong loves joining the Abatan cultural collective presentation along the Abatan River Cruise. In fact, he also brought his grandson Omel into the group. Since then, Omel has been performing with them since he was 8 years old. Now, Omel has to leave Antequera for a job in Tagbilaran city to help the family.

Meanwhile, in the coastal town of Anda, Sandra goes back home with her young teenage son Eric after the death of her husband that left them penniless. Eric has to adjust to the rural life that is now pressing upon him while dealing with his anger about what really happened to his beloved father. His relationship with his mother is much strained because he thinks Sandra is a weakling who had to retreat to the province with him in tow.
But nothing is farther from the truth. When Eric bullies a classmate in his new school, Sandra knows that she has to do something to finally teach her son some lesson.

Dolores is an intern at a resort in the island of Panglao, a requirement for her to graduate from her Tourism course. Her boyfriend Luis is also in his last semester at a maritime school. Both love each other but they plan to finish their studies so they can work abroad. While, everything looks bright for Dolores, Luis struggles with his studies and eventually fails. His father forces him to come home to Alicia so he can become a farmer and abandon his dream of becoming a seafarer. Luis and Dolores decide to call it quits knowing that a long distance relationship will not work for them. Dolores then meets a foreigner who seduces her into a romantic escapade and offers marriage.


Starring: Mylene Dizon, Max Collins, Yoyo Singh, Orlando Sol, and Ruru Madrid

Also Starring: Irma Adlawan, Spanky Manikan, Diva Montelaba, Miggs Cuaderno, Barbara Miguel, Gino Antonino and Leandro Baldemor

Story and Screenplay: Aloy Adlawan

Directed By: Maryo J. Delos Reyes

Sineng Pambansa/ National Film Festival 2013: All Masters - Edition will be shown from Sept 11-17, 2013 exclusively in all SM Cinemas nationwide!

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