Is this really is it! This is it! What a hilarious title? What would you think if you hear this kind of movie title, Ang Babae sa Septic Tank?
Ang Babae sa Septic Tank is an indie film which was shown first in Cinemalaya. The movie is comedy starring Eugene Domingo together with some local stars. Eugene Domingo is one of the know comedienne in Philippine Cinema, her talent had made her to where she is now, and she had made herself well crafted on her chosen career. With that talent she won herself Best Actress at the 7th Cinemalaya International Film Festival.
The movie won five major awards including the Best Actress for Eugene Domingo, namely the Best Director for Marlon Rivera, Best Screenplay for Chris Martinez, Audience choice Award and the much-coveted Best Film Award.
To give a brief about the movie, it is a comedy film that traces where ambitions sometimes lead to. It chronicles a day in the life of a trio of misguided film-makers when they decided to produce a movie they assure has a caliber to earn… an Oscar. Yes! An Oscar! In short Ang Babae sa Septic tank becomes a laugh trip art of romanticizing a certain reality in Pinoy culture – here its poverty – that may be minimized but could never be eliminated.
From Cinemalaya to Star Cinema to big screen. Produced by Quantum Films, Martinez-Rivera Films and Straight Shooters Media. So, if you’re curious enough why this movie bagged five awards and if you’re eager enough to know why it is titled Ang Babae sa Septic Tank? Then better go to the cinema on August 3, 2011, the movie will be shown to over 40 theaters nationwide.