One Minute Movie Review: ‘My Cactus Heart’

My Cactus Heart is a charming pre-valentine movie that will convince the skeptics to take the risk of getting hurt in order to find true love.


Main Cast: Xian Lim, Matteo Guidicelli and Maja Salvador
Supporting Cast: Rosanna Roces, Ricky Davao, Lem Pelayo, and Ramon Christopher
Director: Enrico C. Santos
Genre: Romantic Comedy
Released By: Star Cinema for Sine Screen
MTRCB Rating: PG-13
Opening Date: January 25, 2012

Gist: A young woman gave up on love since her father left their family a long time ago. Afraid of getting hurt, she tends to break her suitors’ hearts. Until she finds herself in the middle of two new suitors making her rethink her disposition about love and happy endings.

The Positive: Maja Salvador and Matteo Guidicelli tackle their role as if they’re not acting. All their moments in the movie spell “chemistry” in bold letters.

The Negative: My Cactus Heart has both experimental and conventional elements making you wonder what are they trying to achieve in the end.




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