Arturo Eddie Garcia and the town mayor Alfredo Bartolome Nonie Buencamino become her avowed customers, her new career gets going. Rashomonesque only up to a point, the disappearance of the barber is soon explained in a tour-de-force scene at the end where religion, society, violence, and politics are almost textbook titles of what a small community has become. The movie was screened abroad during the aforementioned film festivals and the reactions abroad were more than favorable. Do the Oscars Need a Host? A serial killer in Payatas leaves the bodies of young boys in the dump as two Jesuit priests try to solve the murders. Ang worry ko lang talaga kasi, di mo maaalis na medyo political yung film.

Click here for the complete list of Gawad Urian winners from to the present. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The colors are muted but the details are crisp. Jose Flores Lacaba We know this is not so. Okay, that’s a strange comparison but it’s totally apt. Developed with Drupal content management platform and Agregado theme.

Despondent, his wife takes over and becomes the prominent barber in town.

We’re so used into laughing at Eugene Domingo’s kwentongg in movies but here, she never tickled anyone’s funny bones. The colors are muted but the details are crisp. Four Sisters and a Wedding Jose Flores Lacaba Most Popular Contents Today’s: As the only barber—perhaps, the only female barber in the area—vanishes, varied stories are told about her whereabouts.


For Filipinos who keep on complaining about the never-ending mainstream love stories, well Barber’s Tales is not mainstream for one, and it’s definitely not a love story.

Kapag Binasag ng Babae ang Kanyang Katahimikan. Somewhere, a wife is battered and made pregnant by her cruel husband. They set out to do a quick pre-production as a courtesy call to their lead A sepia- toned color palette further put the audience into the atmosphere of that time in recent history.

Mga Kuwentong Barbero (2014)

There are no approved quotes yet for this movie. I cannot wait to see the third installment. The character of Marilou is not at the center of the tales, for there are so many tales. Please bwrbero your email address and we will email you a new password.

This is presented quite early in the movie but the Martial Law aspect is not fully explained for the benefit of foreign audiences.

The mayor is happy with the haircut and soon there are customers barberp the old barber shop.

Mga Kuwentong Barbero: Incredible, But These Barber’s Tales are True

After his award-winning turn in “The Janitor”, he gives us another affecting performance here. Writer and director Jun Robles Lana wrote the screenplay in and shot the film for three weeks in General Nakar, Quezon province.

It’s a good thing because the Philippine cinema, from what I’ve observed, is lacking period dramas lately and Barber’s Tales is a refreshing Filipino film that can be added among other great historical films like Dekada ’70 and Aishite Imasu Mila del Sol I Am the Night.


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The men have no choice but to grudgingly oblige out of fear that Rosa will expose their infidelity to their wives. The Woman Who Left Alam naman natin barberi klaseng pelikula di agad madaling tanggapin.

The women only discuss it within their circles and the changes wrought are either very subtle or none at all. Learn more More Like This.

His short haircut in this film actually made him look like his father Jose Manalo for the first time since I have seen him act. She’s phenomenal whether in drama or comedy. Please click the link below to receive your verification email.

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Four sisters try to stop the wedding of their younger brother and in doing so, all discover resentments among each other. By creating an account, you agree to the Privacy Policy and the Terms and Policiesand to receive email from Rotten Tomatoes and Fandango. Mila del Sol Baarbero would have to take it in stride as part of their exposure to Filipino culture. The story begins with a village bwrbero deep in a valley.