MMFF 2016 REVIEWS | Sunday Beauty Queen, Seklusyon, Die Beautiful, Ang Babae sa Septic Tank 2
Unfortunately, I was only able to catch four MMFF entries in 2016. Here are my reviews:
1. DIE BEAUTIFUL
PAOLO Ballesteros’ famous celebrity makeup transformations are cinematically utilized in Jun Robles Lana’s (“Anino sa Likod ng Buwan”) award-winning transgender drama “Die Beautiful.”
Ballesteros is Trisha, a beautiful transgender whose dying wish is to look like a famous celebrity every day of her 7-day wake. Why is she dead at such a young age? What is the story [READ FULL REVIEW HERE].
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3. SUNDAY BEAUTY QUEEN
THE plight of Pinay domestic helpers in foreign countries may not be new to us, but Baby Ruth Villarama’s riveting documentary “Sunday Beauty Queen” puts a different and tender spotlight on the lives of OFWs.
“Sunday Beauty Queen” takes us to the iconic skylines of Hong Kong, right in the center of the colorful hustle and bustle of...[READ FULL REVIEW].
4. ANG BABAE SA SEPTIC TANK 2