When it comes to matters about friendship, people are often using the phrase friends for keeps. But what happens when love gets on the way of friendship? The characters of Bea Alonzo and Angelica Panganiban face the same question in the latest ABS-CBN Star Cinema film “Unbreakable” which grossed P56.9 million as of December 1.
“Unbreakable” is the story of best friends Mariel (Bea) and Deena (Angelica) whose friendship started when they were in college. They are inseparable until brothers Justin (Richard Gutierrez) and Bene (Ian Veneracion) enter their lives.
As life happens in their respective lives, Mariel and Deena will have to face the ultimate test of their friendship that could draw them apart forever.
Aside from touching on their married lives, director Mae Cruz-Alviar says that the film “is a story of friendship and life happening. So, the obstacles will be marriage, love but it is not the main obstacle and internal conflicts with other people. So, it is still the journey of friendship.”
Meantime, being friends in real life, it was easy for Bea and Angelica to be on the shoes of their characters. Both admired by many because of being a real-life empowered independent woman, the two versatile actresses share what they think makes a person “unbreakable” despite the hurdles in life.
For her part, Bea believes that facing the trials head-on can make you a stronger and better person. “If you can get through everything that life throws at you, that makes you unbreakable. Don’t avoid pain. You should learn from it, do not be scared when it is right before you. Face it head-on and then learn from it and you will become unbreakable, you will become a better person after,” she said.
On the other hand, Angelica believes that keeping faith and hope alive despite the pain will help you get through the tough times in life. “Do not lose faith with people. If one person hurts you, that does not make everybody a bad person. You must move on and use that to make you a stronger person and understand that things happen for a reason. Yes, it is easier said and done, but you must do it so that when bigger problems come you already know what to do,” the actress explained.
What will become of the friendship of Mariel and Deena? Will their yearning for love completely end their friendship? Find out as “Unbreakable” screens in the following regions on these dates: now screening in the Middle East, U.S., Canada, Saipan, United Kingdom, Guam, Milan, Rome, and Bologna in Italy, Madrid and Barcelona in Spain, Vienna in Austria, Dublin in Ireland, and Malta; December 12 in Brunei, Australia, and New Zealand; December 13 in Singapore; December 14 in Oslo, Norway and Amsterdam; and December 15 in Florence and Parma in Italy.
For the cinema list, visit mytfc.com, emea.kapamilya.com, or TFC’s Facebook page applicable to your area.