Ma' Rosa

A film by Brillante Ma Mendoza

2016 Philippines - Drama

synopsis

Ma’ Rosa has four children. She owns a small convenient store in a poor neighborhood of Manila where everybody likes her. To make ends meet, Rosa and her husband, Nestor, resell small amounts of narcotics on the side. One day, they get arrested. Rosa’s children are ready to do anything to buy their parents’ freedom from the corrupt police.

  • cast

    • Jaclyn Jose (Rosa)
    • Julio Diaz (Nestor)
    • Felix Roco (Jackson)
    • Andi Eigenmann (Raquel)
    • Kristofer King (Jomar)
    • Mercedes Cabral (Linda)
    • Jomari Angeles (Erwin)
    • Maria Isabel Lopez (Tilde)
  • crew +

    • Producer
    • Loreto Larry Castillo (Center Stage)
    • Screenwriter
    • Troy Espiritu
    • Crea. Consultant
    • Armando Lao
    • DoP
    • Odyssey Flores
    • Prod. Design
    • Dante Mendoza
    • Art Director
    • Harley Alcasid
    • Editor
    • Diego Marx Dobles
    • Sound
    • Albert Michael Idioma
    • Music
    • Teresa Barrozo
    • Line Producer
    • Carlo Valenzona
    • Prod Manager
    • Martin Mayuga
    • Assoc. Producers
    • Antonio del Rosario
    • Jesthela Lizardo
    • Henry Burgos

awards & nominations

  • Cannes 2016, Official Competition
  • Best Actress (Jaclyn Jose), Cannes 2016
  • Filipino contender for the Oscars 2017
  • Best Director, Gijón IFF 2016

screenings in festivals & markets +

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