Thelma, together with her husband Dado and teenage sons Gerald and Yuri, are a poor urban family hired by a local foster care facility to provide a temporary home for abandoned babies until their formal adoption.
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I was trying desperate hard not to cry. But towards the end, Thelma and I wailed in unison.. heartbreakingly poignant.. not to mention very underrated.. whatever happened to the succeeding brilliante mendoza films? I think he had become too busy pleasing the critics.. he should have stick to what he does best: probing the inner soul..
Sur un sujet éminemment mélodramatique, le réalisateur philippin nous propose une oeuvre bienheureuse, dénuée de tout pathos larmoyant et de lourdeur démonstrative, pour ne garder et nous offrir qu'une significative tranche de vie, nimbée d'émotion diffuse et de tendresse permanente...