Inay (Alicia Vergel) retires from teaching in a small town school and resumes being a full-time mother. The film follows her 'misadventures' - a series of comic, almost pathetic, ... See full synopsis »

Director:

Lino Brocka

Writer:

Jose Dalisay Jr. (story & screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Dindo Fernando Dindo Fernando ... Maning
Chanda Romero ... Daisy
Orestes Ojeda Orestes Ojeda ... Romy
Laurice Guillen
Alicia Vergel Alicia Vergel ... Inay
Dexter Doria ... Becky
Ace Vergel Ace Vergel ... Alex
Fred Montilla Fred Montilla

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Inay (Alicia Vergel) retires from teaching in a small town school and resumes being a full-time mother. The film follows her 'misadventures' - a series of comic, almost pathetic, episodes-as she adjusts to the greatly altered lifestyles of most of her four grown children.

She has altercations with her pregnant daughter-in-law (Laurice Guillen), wife of her first-born Maning (Dingo Fernando). She decides to visit her other children and entrusts her house to Maning and his family.

Inay's first stop is Romy's (Orestes Ojeda) mansion in Dasmarinas Village. His wife, Becky (Dexter Doria), proves to be arrogant and condescending. She becomes intolerant of her provincial mores. Inay is mistaken for a housemaid by Becky's afternoon-tea crowd.

The next destination is the only daughter, Daisy (Chanda Romero), who, much to her dismay, is carrying an affair with a much older and married man. Inay bewildered when Daisy persists in wanting to give her lover a child. Inay tries to meddle in their ...

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Comedy | Drama

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Despite being introduced as Ace York in the Anak ng bulkan in 1959, Ace Vergel was again introduced in this movie. See more »

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Country:

Philippines

Language:

Filipino | Tagalog

Release Date:

24 December 1977 (Philippines) See more »

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Lotus Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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