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Calvento Files: The Movie (1997)

| Crime, Drama, Thriller
Episode 1, Balintuwad, is the story of a fifteen-year-old epileptic girl who was gang-raped and drowned by her captors the night she sneaked out to watch her sister's prom. Eventually, the ... See full summary »

Directors:

Michael De Mesa, Laurenti M. Dyogi (as Laurenti Dyogi)

Writers:

Ricardo Lee (screenplay), Tony Calvento (based on an incident written by)
2 wins. See more awards »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Claudine Barretto ... Valerie (segment "Balintuwad")
Rio Locsin ... Nilda (segment "Balintuwad")
Diether Ocampo ... Rodolfo (segment "Balintuwad")
Lito Pimentel ... Tecson (segment "Balintuwad")
Ray Ventura Ray Ventura ... Joaquin (segment "Balintuwad")
Nonie Buencamino ... Morales (segment "Balintuwad") (as Noni Buencamino)
Mylene Dizon ... Mia (segment "Balintuwad")
Tess Dumpit Tess Dumpit ... Ester (segment "Balintuwad") (as Tess Dumpit-Michelena)
Carol Banawa Carol Banawa ... Cindy (segment "Balintuwad")
Vic Belaro Vic Belaro ... Police Sergeant (segment "Balintuwad")
Mike Jeres Mike Jeres ... Student 1 (segment "Balintuwad")
Vhio Salva Vhio Salva ... Student 2 (segment "Balintuwad")
Susing Sayson Susing Sayson ... Principal (segment "Balintuwad") (as Sussie Sayson)
Randy David Randy David ... Teroy (segment "Balintuwad")
Hadeng Atienza Hadeng Atienza ... Barangay Official (segment "Balintuwad")

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Episode 1, Balintuwad, is the story of a fifteen-year-old epileptic girl who was gang-raped and drowned by her captors the night she sneaked out to watch her sister's prom. Eventually, the perpetrators are revealed to be schoolteachers, the very people who are supposed to safeguard children's welfare. Based on the true story of Valen Lanistosa of Dueñas, Iloilo. Episode 2, Inay, May Momo, tells the story of a young mother and her daughter who undergo a terrifying ordeal when the husband is hacked to death by the mother's spurned lover. The widow presses charges against the killer, but the killer hounds both the woman and her traumatized daughter in an attempt to scare them to dropping the charges against him. Written by ledster

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Two stories of betrayals, deceptions and deaths

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Details

Country:

Philippines

Language:

Filipino | Tagalog

Filming Locations:

Apalit, Pampanga, Philippines See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Star Cinema See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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