Anak (film)

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Anakmovie poster
Directed by Rory B. Quintos
Written by Raymond Lee and Ricardo Lee
Starring Vilma Santos
Claudine Barretto
Joel Torre
Baron Geisler
Release date(s) 2000
Country Flag of the PhilippinesPhilippines
Language Tagalog

Anak is a movie about an Overseas Filipino Worker who was forced to leave her family behind to give them a better life. Released by Star Cinema Productions film, the movie Anak stars the Star for All Season Vilma Santos and Claudine Barretto.



Josie (Vilma Santos)works as a domestic helper in Hong Kong who is forced to leave her family behind and let her husband do her part as a mother to their three children. Her employer doesn't allow her to take vacations and locks her inside the house whenever the family leaves the house. Thus,it was already late when she learned that her husband died. When she returned to the Manila after ten years, she was greeted with her children's resentment. A rebel daughter in her eldest daughter Carla (Claudine Barretto), Michael (Baron Geisler) is in deep trouble in school and the youngest, Daday (Sheila Junsay) doesn't even have a single memory of her.Josie is faced with a mother's agony of bringing back the broken pieces of her shattered family.



FAP Awards (2001)

* Best Screenplay Ricardo Lee

* Best Supporting Actress Amy Austria

* Best Actress Vilma Santos (Nominated)

* Best Picture

Gawad Urian (2001)

* Best Actress Vilma Santos (Nominated)

* Best Supporting Actor Baron Geisler (Nominated)

Star Awards for Movies (2001)

*Actress of the Year Vilma Santos


- Sylvia of Le Septième Ciel

-  Gail Chiara Quiban  from Young Blood, Inquirer

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