Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) is an annual film festival that will be held from December 25 until the first week of January. During the festival, no foreign films are shown in Philippine theaters. This year’s parade of stars will be on December 23, 2012, Sunday, from Quirino Grandstand to MOA.
Here’s the list of movies for Metro Manila Film Festival 2012.
1. El Presidente – true story of Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo and the First Philippine Republic
E.R. Ejercito as Emilio Aguinaldo
Nora Aunor as Hilaria del Rosario-Aguinaldo
Cristine Reyes as Maria Agoncillo-Aguinaldo
Cesar Montano as Andres Bonifacio
Christopher De Leon as Antonio Luna
2. Si Agimat, Si Enteng at Ako – crossover of Agimat and Enteng Kabisote film franchise, a story about family, marriage, friendship, responsibility, forgiveness and love for nature.
Bong Revilla, Jr. as Agimat
Vic Sotto as Enteng Kabisote
Judy Ann Santos as Cassandra Maria “Ako” de Acosta
3. Sisterakas – comedy film about half siblings rivalry
Kris Aquino as Roselle
Vice Ganda as Bernice
Ai-Ai Delas Alas as Detty
Kathryn Bernardo as Kathy
Daniel Padilla as Angelo
Xyriel Manabat as Cindy
4. One More Try – childless couple who receives a visit from a girl whom he had a one-night-stand and had their sick child who needs help.
Angelica Panganiban as Jacqueline
Angel Locsin as Grace
Dingdong Dantes as Edward
Zanjoe Marudo as Tristan
5. Shake, Rattle & Roll 14 : The Invasion – a horror film with 3 chapters.
A family who inherits their uncle’s comics collection whose characters will later haunt them.
b. Lost Command
From a simple military operation, terror strikes the Special Unit 21 when they discover the power of the so-called “berdugo” of the former Vigilante Squad, the Alsa Puwersa. Each of the members of Special Unit 21 turn into a zombie except for its leader, Martin Barrientos, who engages the evil soldiers in one grueling battle for supremacy.
A group of friends engage in ghost hunting, but were shocked to discover that some uninvited sea monster want to devour them instead.
Janice de Belen as Myra
Herbert Bautista as Donald
Empress as Cynthia
Dennis Trillo as Master Sgt. Martin Barrientos
Paulo Avelino as Corp. Lamberto Upaon
Martin Escudero as Private Solomon Conde
Vhong Navarro as Hank
Lovi Poe as Kate
6. Sossy Problems – romantic comedy film about the challenges of Manila’s social elite
Heart Evangelista as Claudia Ortega
Rhian Ramos as Athena Dela Fuente
Solenn Heussaff as Margaux Beltran
Bianca King as Danielle Alvarez
7. The Strangers – a family who get lost in a province and start being hunted by The Strangers especially the aswang
Enchong Dee as Dolfo
Enrique Gil as Max
Julia Montes as Patricia
8. Thy Womb – A Badjao midwife in Tawi-Tawi struggles to cope with the irony of her own infertility amidst the deprivation of her community. A saga of island life stuck between the devil of passion and the deep blue sea of tradition
Nora Aunor as Shaleha
Bembol Roco as Bangas-An
Lovi Poe as Mersila
Mercedes Cabral as Aisha
Which movie will you be watching?