Santa santita (2004)

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This film explores the theme of the biblical Magdalene - the prostitute who becomes a saint. This modern-day Magdalene story is about a very young and sinful girl who is suddenly confronted... See full summary »


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12 June 2007 | FilmCriticLalitRao
3
| Average Filipino film about the effects of globalization
For those who have not heard much about Filipino cinema, it must be made clear that Laurice Guillen is a respected figure of Filipino film industry.She has played many memorable roles as its leading film actress.As a matter of fact her popularity and fame is not at all different from that of the other master woman director Marilou Diaz Abaya.As far as this film is concerned it is weak in many ways. For example-there is something fundamentally wrong with the narrative pattern which has overlapped many themes such as religion, greed and the need to be over ambitious.The good thing about this film is that it can make viewers aware of the tremendous pressure an average Filipino has to face when he or she is confronted with issues like religion and money.Juding all these facts, one can arrive at the conclusion that Santa Santita is an average film about globalization and how it has touched lives of certain individuals.

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Release Date:

17 November 2004

Language

Filipino, Tagalog


Country of Origin

Philippines

Filming Locations

Quiapo, Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines

Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,470 13 March 2005

Gross USA:

$6,470

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$6,470

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