Fable of the Fish (Isda)
- 85 min
- Directed by: Adolfo Borinaga Alix Jr
- Cast: Cherry Pie Picache, Bembol Roco, Anita LindaRosanna Roces, Angel Aquino, Alan Paule, Evelyn Vargas, Arnold Reyes
- Language: Tagalog
This film is not currently showing in cinemas.
A heartfelt portrait of a disintegrating marriage, a sweeping view of shanty-town life in the Philippines, but Adolfo Alix Jnr’s film will surely be remembered as 'that film about a woman who gives birth to a fish.' Astonishingly, Alix treats his absurd central conceit with complete seriousness, which doesn’t prevent some humour inevitably manifesting, but the prevailing tone is tragic and deeply sympathetic.
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