Friday, 4 October 2013

Updates on Cinema One Originals 2013 Official Finalists : Story Concept and Casts

Cinema One Plus Category

Directed By: Borgy Torre
Starring: Joel Torre, Meryll Soriano, Bernard Palanca, Art Acuña, Bing Pimentel, Ketchup Eusebio, Jomari Umpa and Carlo Cruz
Genre: Action. 
One man's transformation from a naive, innocent man to a ruthless father, friend and eventually, a drug dealer. Set in Bacolod. Negros.

Directed By: Mes De GuzmanGenre: Psychological Drama. 
Starring: RK Bagatsing, Arnold Reyes and Adrian Sebastian
A family from the city returns to the province in search of a simpler life, they find more problems and setbacks instead.
Will be shot in Nueva Vizcaya.

Directed By: Miko LiveloGenre: Family Drama Comedy. 
Starring: Joem Bascon, Dimples Romana, Jun Sabayton, and Jhiz Manabat
An OFW is suddenly jobless in Japan. A friend introduces him to a Sentai director who convinces him to be a double for Blue Force, a super hero character in an upcoming Japanese super hero show.

Directed By: Adolf Alix Jr. from a screenplay by Lav Diaz.Genre: Drama. 
Starring: Cesar Montano and Maja Salvador
Helen lives with her grandmother in an idyllic island down south, at 25, she’s about to graduate from high school and start a new life. Things take a drastic turn when a journalist publishes an article about "China Doll."

Directed By: Keith SicatGenre: Mystery Drama. 
Starring: Alessandra de Rossi, Art Acuña, Elizabeth Oropesa, Peque Gallaga, and Chanel Latorre
On a storm-ravaged island that has seen its share of tragedy, a person who has been assumed dead reappears and ignites a frenzy of reactions, ranging from ecstatic religious fervor to fear.

Cinema One Currents Category:

Directed By: Kristian CorderoGenre: Period- Regional. 
Starring: Alex Medina, Maria Isabel Lopez, and Michelle Smith
Set in 19th Century Bicolandia, a Spanish friar falls for a woman of indigenous origins. Until paranoia drives the Spanish friar to murder.

Directed By: Timmy HarnGenre: Genre film/comedy. 
Starring: Jaime Fabregas, Liza Lorena, Mervin and Kay Brondial
A lower middle-class family moves in to an upper middle-class village where a mad scientist is keeping a snake-man.

Directed By: Whammy Alcazaren
Starring: Benjamin Alves, Luis Alandy, Mercedes Cabral, and Anita Linda
Genre: Experimental/Science Fiction. 
A spacecraft lands through the geographies of the fictional film, ISLANDS and the reality in which it is being filmed as a movie.

Directed By: Jet Leyco
Starring: Nika Santiago, Raul Morit, and Dan de Guzman
A four-part narrative of three related occurrences caused by tragic accident of a Filipino-Spanish priest.

Directed By: Keith DeligeroGenre: Comedy. 
Starring: Children from Camotes Island
An aching tale of friendship, youth, and a journey towards self-discovery in this small-town coming of age story. Intoy, takes us back to show us how those teenage days felt like. To be shot in Camotes Island, Cebu.

Saturday Night Chills
Directed By: Ian Loreños
Starring: Joseph Marco, Rayver Cruz, and Mateo Guidicell

Directed By: Benjamin GarciaGenre: Drama. 
Starring: Mark Gil and Jun Jun Quintana
A cautionary tale about the dangers of male prostitution

Directed By:Siege LedesmaGenre: Love Story/Drama. 
Starring: Yeng Constantino and Felix Roco
When an idealistic, tomboyish, call center slacker is mentored by a pragmatic, gay senior agent, an unconventional relationship blossoms that would challenge their most personal convictions

Directed By:Ralston JoverGenre: Drama. 
Starring: Vivian Velez
40 days before the annual Good Friday procession of the miraculous 400-year-old Black Nazarene statue at the Quiapo church in Manila, an early morning mass is disrupted when a candle vendor finds a blood-soaked box with a dead fetus inside.

Directed By:Arnel MardoquioGenre: Drama. 
Starring: Fe Hyde, Perry Dizon, and Madz Garcia
The Lumads and Moros of Mindanao have a traditional belief that when a person dies his soul goes back to his homeland.

The 2013 Cinema One Originals Festival will be in November 10-19 2013 in three cinemas: Glorietta, Robinsons Galleria, and Trinoma
The film Ganito Kami Noon, Paano Kayo Ngayon by the late director Eddie Romero will open the festival..

I am really so much exited for this year's Cinema One Originals. From the cast, story, concept and genre talagang kaabang abang ang lahat ng mga entry. I am much more exited here compare to MMFF entries.Tama nga ang kanilang tagline for this year "Wag kang pahuhuli’ because it’s all about being different, young, new, edgy… not for the ordinary" 


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