There’s a time for everything. A time to tear down … and a time to build.
A heartbreaking film, Taklub offers engaging drama about individuals struggling to mourn lost loved ones and rebuild their normal lives at the same time.
"Taklub" stars Nora Aunor with Julio Diaz, Aaron Rivera, Ruby Ruiz, Soliman Cruz and Lou Veloso, directed by Brillante Ma. Mendoza and screenwritten by Honeylyn Joy Alipio, and with Creative Consultant Armando Lao.
Taklub is a story of three major characters - Bebeth, Larry and Erwin, whose lives intertwine after super typhoon Haiyan left the city of Tacloban in a horrendous state. They search for the dead while trying desperately to keep their sanity intact, and to protect what little faith may have.
Bebeth (Nora Aunor) searches for the remains of her three children in the hopes that any identified records could match a DNA test from those buried at the mass grave. Larry (Julio Diaz) lost his wife and consoles himself by joining a group of devout Catholics carrying a life-size crucifix around the city. Erwin (Aaron Rivera) and his elder brother try to hide the truth of their parents’ death from their little sister.
As if grieving from the loss of their loved ones is not enough, a series of events, both man-made and natural, continue to test the endurance of the characters along with the rest of the people, waiting for a time to wipe those slow repugnant tears.
Released by: The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) thru Solar Pictures
Check these links for more stories and details:
Extend movie clip from Cannes Film Festival: https://youtu.be/DClWJsjDSs8
Cannes Film Festival Photocall: https://youtu.be/kEv4n3DSm78
Brillante Mendoza’s ‘Taklub’ premieres at Cannes, gets rave reviews http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/490438/lifestyle/artandculture/brillante-mendoza-s-taklub-premieres-at-cannes-gets-rave-reviews
Paje hails 'Taklub' success in Cannes
‘Taklub’ wins Ecumenical Jury Prize-Special Mention in Cannes
Don't miss to watch Brillante Ma. Mendoza's TAKLUB ('Trap') starting on the 16th of September in selected theaters nationwide.
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