Trailer for The Woman in the Septic Tank.

Film chronicles a day in the life of three ambitious, passionate but misguided filmmakers as they set out to do a quick pre-prod at Starbucks, a courtesy call to their lead actress, Eugene Domingo, and an ocular inspection of their film’s major location, the Payatas dumpsite. Director Rainier, producer Bingbong and production assistant Jocelyn are well-to-do, well educated film school graduates who are dead set on making an Oscar worthy film. Like most filmmakers they know, they have devised a screenplay that will show the real essence of our culture: poverty.

In the course of one day, they brainstorm and exhaust all possible treatment of their project: the story of Mila (Eugene Domingo), a mother from the slums, who out of desperation to survive has sold her child to a pedophile. Soon enough, they are faced with reality as they come face to face with the real effects of their chosen subject. This film is a comedy about misguided ambitions, the art of making art and the romanticization of poverty.

Duration
2 min 2 sec

Views
4,361

Posted On
November 06, 2011
Director
Marlon Rivera

Writer
Chris Martinez

Studio
Independent

Release
August 3, 2011
Cast
Eugene Domingo
JM de Guzman
Kean Cipriano
Cai Cortez
Mercedes Cabral
Trailer Tracks
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