If you haven’t watched it yet, take this as a sign and go stream it now!
Pamilya Ordinaryo, the 2016 Cinemalaya Best Film has claimed the top spot on Netflix Philippines. Since its release last June 26, people have been raving about the film’s disheartening yet raw depiction of the injustices in our country. It has garnered many praises for showcasing the plight of our poor and the abuse they go through in the face of social inequality.
Watch the trailer here:
The story revolves around the teenage parents Aries (Ronwaldo Martin) and Jane Ordinaryo (Hasmine Killip) as they dwell in the streets of Manila, pick-pocketing for a living. The young couple is then suddenly pushed to the extremes when their 1-month old baby gets kidnapped.
Here’s what people are saying about Pamilya Ordinaryo:
Pamilya Ordinaryo is top 1 in the Philippines in Netflix today. Proof that Filipinos will watch good indie films if they have access to it. pic.twitter.com/aA239HIsfU
— Lucas (@bashgita) June 30, 2020
(@iamsuperdhodj) June 28, 2020
“Mayayaman lang naman ang may kayang bumili ng tao.”
This is one of the saddest pictures of reality today. Kudos to the entire team for the artistic delivery of story. The lead actors were impressive. And this Aries guy is promising!
— Carl Daniel R. Ganal (@carldanielganal) June 26, 2020
Done watching “Pamilya Ordinaryo” on Netflix. This was the scene that enraged me so much
The lies inside that “we’re helping you”.
— Cherwin Dale Eguez (@supremodale) June 28, 2020
To summarize, Pamilya Ordinaryo is critically acclaimed independent film that bagged the awards for Best Editing, Best Director, and Best Actress at the 2016 Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival. Furthermore, Hasmine Killip also gained recognition at FAP Awards and Asia Pacific Screen Awards for Best Actress.
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