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In the Navel of the Sea

Sa Pusod Ng Dagat

Directed by Marilou Diaz-Abaya
Philippines, 1998
Drama

Synopsis

Since Rosa is the only midwife on her tiny island in the Philippines, her young son Pepito is the natural choice to become her successor. But will Pepito’s gender count against him in his unconventional practice of this traditional “women’s work”?

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In the Navel of the Sea Directed by Marilou Diaz-Abaya