This is a really good film.
Reminds me a lot of the very perspective changing high school retreats I had wherein silence and time with one's self were of utmost importance.
Okay, so storytime:
I remember when I was just around 10 years old and I would always eat at JT's Manukan with my dad since it was my fave food chain at the time. Evidently, JT's Manukan was owned by Joel Torre, a sort of competitor against more famous chicken inasal chains such as Mang Inasal.
The place was in Makati and I recall that it had a lot of Joel Torre posters hung around the place. From Jose Rizal,…
There's an amazing fidelity to honesty in this film. It's so honest about how children would react to feeling like an outcast. It's so honest about showing how hard it is to understand your own feelings as a kid.
It's films like these that remind you why those inconsequential moments you've had as a child probably meant a whole lot more than you give it credit for.