Thy Womb | TIFF

Thy Womb

Sinapupunan (Philippines)

Directed by:
Brilliante Mendoza
Cast:
Nora Aunor, Bembol Roco, Mercedes Cabral
Duration:
12h:00m
TIFF edition:
2013
Category:
Synopsis:

A woman of mature years, experiencing a third miscarriage, Shaleha agonizes that she can’t bear a child. To fulfill her husband’s only wish, Shaleha decides to find a new partner for her husband. Night and day, she and her husband visit nearby communities in search of a fertile woman. Providentially, Shaleha finds the girl as recommended by friends. But on the eve of her husband’s second marriage to Mersila, a gnawing jealousy consumes Shaleha...

Awards
La Navicella Venezia Cinema Award, Nazareno Taddei Award - Venice 2012, Best Director, Best Actress (Nora Aunor) - Asia Pacific Screen Awards, Best Actress (Nora Aunor) - Asian Film Awards

 

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