Giancarlo Abrahan cemented his way into my heart and into the heart of our cinema. An instant auteur with a full-length debut as heavy as a rock that completely hits the bullseye.
I really love quiet films that work. Quiet films rarely work, especially when the silence is hollow. Good thing this film's silence is full of poetic beauty.
It's the poetry in Dagitab that makes it beautiful and compelling. The unpredictable but spontaneously dramatic story wouldn't work at all without the poetry... Abrahan writes so well that the lines and scenes turn into poems with pictures, sucking us into the heart of each character and into the soul of emotions.
The monologues of characters matched with dreamy/busy scene put…