5 Best Filipino Films


Laureates and nominees of Filipino Cinema

In recent years, the Philippine cinema hasn’t gone unnoticed: it won major awards at the most prestigious film festivals in the world. There are the best winners and nominees in this article. Filipino films are the winners that you should watch. 

Manny (2015)

Biographical sports drama tells the story of the formation of one of the most legendary boxers of the world from a poor childhood to the heights of glory. For the Philippines, Manny Pacquiao is the No. 1 man. Manny Pacquiao was a poor boy, before becoming one of the greatest boxers in the world. When he discovers his talent for boxing, he begins a cruel and difficult path that will lead him to great fame.

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The Woman Who Left (2016) 

This is the story of a former school teacher who wins her freedom after 30 years in prison for a crime she didn’t commit. Re-opening the world, she convinced of its depravity: corruption and banditry overwhelm The Philippines. The heroine’s noble soul is filled with a feeling of revenge. 

TOTO (2015)

The only breadwinner in the family, Antonio “Toto” Estares works in a hotel in Manila in the room duty. In order Metro Manila (2013)Metro Manila (2013)to make money on a visa and move to America, Estares tries one frivolous plan after another, putting himself at great risk. 

Metro Manila (2013) 

Metro Manila tells the story of a single farming family who decided to leave a deaf Filipino province hoping for a better life in the capital. On the first day, scammers took all their money. The head of the family has to work only for food, and the family settles in slums on the outskirts of the city. In desperation, the wife gets a job in a bar, where she has to appease clients at the nightclub Makati City. 

Ma’ Rosa (2016)

The main character tries to raise children in the conditions of police lawlessness, criminal abuses. The family shop is no longer profitable. Trying to make money, a woman makes some rash decisions and becomes involved in drug trafficking. Police arrest Rosa and the most interesting things start to happen ... 

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