Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Prestigous Cannes Film Festival Winner MA’ ROSA to be shown this July 2016



                                                                                                                                                      

·         Earning the Philippines’ first acting award from the prestigious Cannes Film Festival, directed by Brillante Mendoza with the award winning actress Ms. Jaclyn Jose plays the titular role of Ma’ Rosa. This was one film that tackles and expose the real kind of situation we had in our country specially this concurrent time. This may give us the reason why majority of our people in desperation  let Davao's mayor  Rodrigo Duterte a known brutal and more stricter personality won the recent election.
                               
 Genre: Drama, Action
Synopsis 1:
ROSA owns a small community convenience store connected to their home in the slums of Metropolitan Manila. Together with her husband, NESTOR, they use their convenient store as cover-up for selling illegal narcotic, Methamphetamines. Their fate changes when their neighbor sets them up for a police raid leading to the couple’s arrest; a ploy for extortion. Backed against the wall, Rosa seeks help from her children, JACKSON, RAQUEL and KERWIN as they do the daunting task to buy their parent’s freedom.

Synopsis 2:
ROSA owns a small community convenient store connected to their home in the slums of Metropolitan Manila. Together with her husband, NESTOR, they use their convenient store as cover-up for selling illegal narcotic, Methamphetamines. their fate changes one Saturday night when their neighbor BONG-BONG, who works as a fly-by-night parking attendant, begs her to sell him a small pack of Methamphetamine without knowing that it’s a ploy for a pending buy-bust operation leading to Rosa and Nestor’s warrantless arrest by a police team led by Sergeant CASTOR.

The policemen command Rosa to rat-out their source of illegal narcotics as trade-off to their freedom. Hesitant, she has no choice but to call JOMAR, and cooperate with the policemen. But despite latter’s arrest, the policemen inform Rosa and Nestor that they still need to pay 50,000 pesos for their freedom. Backed against the wall, Rosa seeks help from her children, JACKSON, RAQUEL and KERWIN as they do the unthinkable. Jackson sells all their appliances while Raquel painstakingly borrows money from their poor relatives. On the other hand, Kerwin sells his body to his gay benefactor – all of these just to buy the freedom of their parents.

 Released by: Centerstage Productions thru Solar Pictures
 Director: Brillante Ma. Mendoza
 Creative Consultant: Armando Lao
 Screenwriter: Troy Espiritu
 Director of Photography: Odyssey Flores
 Musical Director: Maria Teresa Barrozo
 Stars: Jaclyn Jose, Julio Diaz, Andi Eigenmann, Felix Roco, Jomari Angeles, Inna Tuason, Mark    Anthony Fernandez, Baron Geisler, Mon Confiado, Neil Ryan Sese, Mark Dionisio, John Paul Duray , Vince Rillon, Mercedes Cabral, Allan Paule, Maria Isabel Lopez, Aaron Rivera, Ruby Ruiz, Kristoffer King, Timothy Mabalot, Luis Ruiz


Official Hashtags: #MaRosa

Link to view TRAILER on YouTube: http://bit.ly/MaRosaTrailer

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