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Their whole relationship as high school sweethearts was not believable at all. It is because the movie tries to put suspecting insinuations and tries to inflict mystery from whom the haunting is involved with. Having only seen a single Pinoy horror movies prior to this, I don’t really have much to compare it with. Kris Aquino just had her signature pained look plastered throughout the whole movie. I mean, they may be exes of each other, but in fairness to intimacy to remarry as former lovers, there should have been retrospection on their part on how “love is sweeter the second time around” is really true. The movie did turn out to be as predictable as I had anticipated.

I didn’t expect much from him anyway. Godz January 6, at 8: Watch our trailer of trailers. This movie is about a woman who was in an abusive relationship which came to an end when her husband dies in a car accident due to an argument the two of them were having in the car at the time. Anton knocks on the door and the couple embraces each other. Was this review helpful?

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After their wedding, the torment escalates as actual deaths began to occur among the people around her. I almost felt like rooting for the muddy ghost towards the end, I really didn’t care about her character.

And the caretaker Olga have the ability to see “visitors”. Archived from the original on The film marks the return of Kris Aquino to the horror genre, in which she was tagged as ‘Philippine’s Box-office Horror Queen’ due to the success of her two previous films, Feng Shui and Sukob. Feeling guilty of her dead husband’s death, Stella tries to save her family from the ghost’s wrath.

Stella learns that she is pregnant and Anton works harder to provide for her. Use the HTML below. Horror Movies By Year – Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet!


She is the youngest daughter of the slain senator Benigno Aquino Jr.

Karylle- Is that Karylle? Posted by Godz at The twist was predictable knowing Star Cinema and how it does its movies. But something stirs and is wrong, there is some dark presence in the family. Karylle’s acting was a revelation. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Gina Parenoneeds to discover how to stop the malevolent terror from destroying her life.

Read to find out. She was very convincing and you can feel her pain in the early part of the movie.

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I felt Kris’ portrayal to the role’s no different from her roles in her previous horror films. Among the other supporting actors, only Karylle made any kind of impact.

The film focuses on the lives of the Chinese Filipino community. The film was a box-office success, placing in third place at the list of the highest-grossing entries for the Metro Manila Film Festival. Unfortunately the whole thing gets blown to hell –I think– at the end the last mins, or so. He came home late on their engagement party and Stella receives a phone call from Anton’s phone and hears that it was another woman.

No kidding, I was like “Huh? Although the movie is a horror flick, the writers could have grounded it on reality does it make any sense? The film centers on a cursed Bagua mirror where a person gets killed if they stare at the Bagua mirror, with their death relating at any way to their Chinese zodiac. Feeling guilty of her ex-husband’s death, Stella tries to save her family from the ghost’s wrath.



The “scary” scenes that followed are predictable, if not laughable. Along the way, secrets start to unravel and Stella is now unsure of who’s haunting her and why is she being haunted. The movie was shot in very poor light.

Views Read Edit View history. It seemed like most of the movie happened during the twilight to evening hours, which made a lot of scenes very hard to see. The film marks the return of Kris Aquino to the horror genre, in which she was tagged as ‘Philippine’s Box-office Horror Queen’ due to the success of her two previous films, Feng Shui and Sukob.

The whole premise did not feel scary at all. Some of the death scenes have already been done in previous films of the same genre, like the one in the sauna. You’ll surely have that kind of feeling after watching Dalaw. Share this Rating Title: The woman was now free of her husband in terms of his actual physical presence in daoaw life.

So what is it that is haunting the family? There were some really nice aspects to the movie, and a really good story. It is also an official entry to the Metro Manila Film Festival. The second half of the movie plpt the horror film into a cheap, slapstick comedy. This site uses cookies. Portrayal of ghosts in the Philippine belief is something that is whitish-grayish look with slightly dark or set eyes and daalaw can never push or hold somebody.