Chopstick Cinema

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Film Review: Crying Ladies

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This Week's Film: Crying Ladies
Cuisine: Philippine

Washington Chua is dead, of cardiac arrest in his sleep, and his son Wilson (Eric Quizon) suddenly finds himself in charge of planning a traditional Chinese funeral for his father, complete with professional wailers to help ease his passage into the afterlife. Unfortunately in the city of Manila, the number of Chinese families in need of professional funeral criers is dwindling, and there are few if any left. Nonetheless, Wilson Chua is determined to provide his father with a top-notch send off, and he seeks until he finds Stella Mate (Sharon Cuneta), the last of her kind.

Here is a link to my Crying Ladies Film Review on ThingsAsian.

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