Aside from Sta. Maria and Dizon, also starring in “Aparisyon” are Fides Cuyogan-Asencio, Racquel Villavicencio, and Rustica Carpio.
The Vincent Sandoval entry explores, in a historical-fiction narrative, the Philippine religious women’s shifting perception of their societal roles during the volatile political climate of early 1970s Philippines.
Here is the synopsis of the film:
Unsettled by the stirring of a political conciousness among the nuns in her monastery, a mother superior finds herself in a morally conflicted position after one of the young nuns falls victim to an act of violence.
“Aparisyon” will have its red-carpet premiere at the Cultural Center of the Philippines on July 26, at 6:15pm.
Watch the trailer here:
Check out Cinemalaya 2012 Film Schedule here.