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Cain and Abel (1982)

Cain at Abel (original title)
A modern-day version of the biblical legend on Cain and Abel. Strong-willed matriarch Señora Pina favors her younger son Ellis over the older Loren whom she blames for the death of her husband.

Director:

Lino Brocka

Writer:

Ricardo Lee (story and screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christopher De Leon ... Ellis
Phillip Salvador ... Lorenzo
Carmi Martin ... Cita
Cecille Castillo ... Rina
Baby Delgado Baby Delgado ... Becky
Mona Lisa ... Pina (as Mona Liza)
Ruel Vernal Ruel Vernal ... Jumbo
Michael Sandico Michael Sandico ... Robert
Venchito Galvez Venchito Galvez ... Pilo
Tonio Gutierrez Tonio Gutierrez ... Robert's Group
Bey Vito Bey Vito ... Robert's Group
Joe Jardi Joe Jardi ... Tikboy (as Joseph Jardinazo)
Fred Capulong Fred Capulong
Jumbo Salvador Jumbo Salvador ... Lolit
Greg Sta. Inez Greg Sta. Inez ... Celso (as Greg Sta. Ines)
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Storyline

A modern-day version of the biblical legend on Cain and Abel. Strong-willed matriarch Señora Pina favors her younger son Ellis over the older Loren whom she blames for the death of her husband. Ellis grows up cowardly and spoiled while Loren becomes a responsible family man despite his increasing resentment towards his mother. What began as a sibling rivalry develops into a deep feud that would later escalate into a large-scale war - with all the mayhem and bloodshed. Written by Ulf Kjell Gür

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Country:

Philippines

Language:

Filipino | Tagalog | English

Release Date:

8 October 1982 (Philippines) See more »

Also Known As:

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Company Credits

Production Co:

Cine Suerte See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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