Ms Boots Ansonroarodrigo
The Philippines is being geared up to be interconnected through a system called One Wired Nation (OWN) and eventually have faster and easier access to information across the country. But this is not what it seems. MASKARA follows the story of Pia Gorospe as she tries to uncover the truth behind the death of Willie Miranda, the PrimeCon Executive and the Author of the project OWN. As she slowly puts bits and pieces of the clues left by Willie to her before he was murdered, Pia gets to meet Bert Javelo, PrimeCon’s suave marketing executive and Alex Mayo, a military intelligence operative. One of them is hiding the truth and pretends to be in love with her. The other one is defending the truth and would be willing to die for her. Their quest for truth takes them all the way to Marinduque as the quaint town which celebrates the Moriones tradition.
This movie tells the love story between the introvert and shy Baste (Francis Magundayao) and the school’s notorious “Queen Bitch” Kai (Barbie Forteza) as they undergo the high school life and find meanings with each other. Sheltered by his poor but loving family, Baste has a good future ahead of him, while Kai, despite her immaturity and volatile nature, is alone, and has a strong feeling with the school heartthrob, River (Jon Lucas).
Alexis is a foreigner who came to the Philippines to meet his chat mate Mario. As a filipino culture, visitors are welcome by family host with welcoming party of food, fiesta and people. When Alexis visited Mario, Mario’s parents told to the neighborhood that Alexis is a girl, but surprisingly it was Alex. Mario’s mother denied that he was Alexis and introduced him as Alex the brother of Alexis to the neighborhood. His parents known about Mario’s sexuality until at the end Alexis become closer and fell inlove with Mario. With all the laugh and cry. A story of a foreigner in another country, different culture, and acceptance of love will have all a happy ending.
Five years after sending a man to jail for the murder of her father and fiancé, Diana returns home to find that he has escaped from prison and has come to confront her. However, the man has not come for revenge, but rather wants her to understand that she put an innocent man away. Captive in her own home, Diana is resistant - she knows what she witnessed the night of the murder. But as time progresses, Diana starts to question what she saw that night as well as her own testimony. Eventually she even starts to develop feelings for the man. But is he really a cold blooded killer out for revenge? Or did she Diana, really put an innocent man away? When she finally realizes the truth, it is far more shocking and deadly than what Diana could have ever imagined.