Guys, mark your calendars! Here’s an alternative Valentine’s Day date movie. On 13-14 February, Daybreak
will be shown at the Cine Adarna of the UP Film Institute. It stars Coco Martin
and Paolo Rivero, from the script of Charliebebs Gohetia and the direction of Adolfo Alix Jr. I’m pretty sure this will be a good one, for lovers out there who are in for a good cry.
Synopsis: DAYBREAK happens entirely in one place: a rest house in Taal, Batangas and only with two characters. In a single narrative time, intending by way of voyeurism, we discover what happens to two men spending one night contemplating whether to break up or continue their relationship. William and JP allow us to know their biggest lies and the biggest truths… two people loving each other, clinging to each other, betraying each other — trying the fragility of their feelings in only one night. Memories and dreams, truths and lies, fears and desires, betrayal and honesty, love and hate are all closely entwined in this night. Behind the veil of words, they are drawn to each other but will the light of the sunrise bring this intimacy to an end?
Daybreak will also be shown at Robinsons Galleria IndieSine from 20-26 February, 27 February – 4 March at Robinsons Manila [Ermita], and 5-11 March at Robinsons Bacolod.
This just in, thanks to reader Barbarella for the photos. That’s Dino Imperial [Dino Kilates in the real world], the twinkie model who shot to fame via the PLDT MyDSL series of commercials. He is now cast in the fantasy series Volta in ABS-CBN, his home studio. Dino, who is turning 20 this year, was raised in Las Vegas but he came home for school. He is enrolled in Multimedia Arts [2nd year] at the College of Saint Benilde, according to his bio. For his role in Volta, Dino unwittingly becomes the subject of gay men’s fantasies as he dons a tight-fitting costume, bulges and all.