Supporting Paras on his first title role on the big screen are veteran actors like Tirso Cruz III, Janice de Belen, Malou de Guzman, with special participation of Dingdong Dantes, Iza Calzado and Ms. Maricel Soriano. Also in the movie are Maricar de Mesa, Nikki Valdez, Carla Humphries, Lassy, Atak, and JM Ibanez. Paras’ leading man is rising actor Tom Rodriguez (“My Husband’s Lover”).
Here is the official synopsis of the movie:
Bekikang/Vittorio opens with his line of thoughts on where gay people come from. He highlights his comical points of view on his inquiry from the book of Genesis to Darwin’s theory of “Evolution.” Bekikang, who was born on a rainy night next to a rice paddy, is the son of Gorio and Maristela. Although being bullied outside their home, Bekikang grows up in a happy and supportive family. When Bekikang’s mother dies, his father takes on a new love in the house named Anacleta who becomes Bekikang’s cross to bear. As Bekikang grows, he never stops fighting the people who taunt him. One day, Bekikang meets another person subjected to bullying named Fortunato. It is love at first sight for Bekikang. Fortunato becomes the man who gives colour and meaning to Bekikang’s world. Bekikang and Fortunato become good friends. Bekikang’s colorful life turns black and white when Natalie meets Fortunato. Natalie who desires to work and live in Japan is a food assistant in a small canteen. Fortunato falls madly in love with Natalie and not long after, a love blossoms between the two. Natalie is already pregnant when Bekikang hears about the relationship between Natalie and Fortunato. Following the birth of the child they named Potpot, Natalie decides to fulfill her dreams of going to Japan. Natalie decides to leave Potpot to Fortunato who is also planning of going abroad. Fortunato then seeks the help of Bekikang and leaves Potpot to him with the promise of a monthly support. The promises eventually get broken, but Bekikang continues to nurture the love for Potpot. Withstanding the hardships of a single parent, Bekikang makes Potpot the center of his world. Trying to give the child the most of what he can, Bekikang works hard to give a happy home to Potpot. Few days following Potpot’s seventh birthday, Bekikang sees Fortunato. Bekikang finds out that Fortunato and Natalie are together again living in luxury and this time, demanding for Potpot’s custody. With no legal power, Bekikang has to give up Potpot. Potpot becomes depressed and decides to run away and look for Bekikang. Will Natalie and Fortunato give up their child once they realize that Bekikang has been an ideal parent for Potpot?
“Bekikang: Ang Nanay Kong Beki” will hit theaters nationwide on October 23, 2013.
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Watch the full trailer here: