3.6
66 Ratings

Thy Womb

Sinapupunan

Directed by Brillante Mendoza
Philippines, 2012

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Synopsis

A story of unconditional love about a Bajau midwife coping with the irony of her own infertility amid the deprivations of her gypsy community in Tawi-Tawi. A saga of island life stuck between the devil of passion and the deep blue sea of tradition.

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Thy Womb
Directed by Brillante Mendoza

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

2012 | 2 wins including: Best Actress (Bisato d'Oro)

2012 | Golden Lion

2012 | Special Mention: Nazareno Taddei Award

Toronto International Film Festival

2012 | Contemporary World Cinema

BFI London Film Festival

2013 | Love

Asia Pacific Screen Awards

2012 | 2 wins including: Achievement in Directing

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