Hyperthymesia, also known as piking or hyperthymestic syndrome, is a condition in which an individual possesses a highly superior autobiographical memory (HSAM), meaning he or she can recall the vast majority of personal experiences and events in his or her life. This is exactly the theme of Regal Entertainment Incorporated’s upcoming love story titled–Finding You with Jerome Ponce in the lead role as Nel.
Ponce is an individual who never forgets, literally and he has this rare condition called Hyperthymesia. But one day, there was this girl that challenged him because he cannot remember her. In the film, Jane Oineza is Kit, Nel’s girl best friend who helped him revisit his relationships and uncover who the mystery of the posts that starts with ‘Dear You’.
After Ponce and Oineza’s stint together in the remake of the 1986 Ricky Lee written film Nasaan Ka Nang Kailangan Kita into a TV series of the same time in 2015, this film (Finding You) is their reunion project. Both are joined by Barbie Imperial who admitted during the media conference that she’s thrilled to be in the film for it is her longest appearance with lines in a film.
The film is directed by Easy Ferrer and will be showing in cinemas on May 29.
Even if Holy Week has already passed, the film Kuwaresma which Reality Entertainment and Globe Studios have collaborated with, starring the Megastar Sharon Cuneta with John Arcilla and directed by Erik Matti is set to open in cinemas on Wednesday, May 15.
Known for her dramatic prowess, Cuneta, unknown to many is fond of horror flicks. Due to the gripping story that Katski Flores and Matti, she was convinced to do her first all-out horror film.
Apart from the story, Sharon didn’t miss the chance to work with the master of cinematic language as she described the filmmaker. She credited Matti as someone with unquestionable skills in creating horror films.
Matti, on the other hand also pointed that this is one of the most rewarding, satisfying collaborations he had.
“I am pretty proud of Kuwaresma. It has all the ingredients I love of a really fun horror movie,” said Matti.
“Ghosts, mystery, whodunnit, human frailties, crazy characters, Azarel the devil and a dead dog that comes alive.”
The cast and film production crew shot scenes in Baguio.
To most people, this love story has nothing new to offer, but a rehash from the love stories that were previously told in old dramatic and romantic flicks in the past. However, this Gina Marissa Tagasa screenplay which revolves around three main characters in a love triangle portrayed by Dennis Trillo, JC de Vera and Kim Chiu.
This Eric Quizon-directorial movie essays the love between childhood sweethearts–Carl Mauricio (de Vera) and Zyra Paez (Chiu). But because of a turbulent past, he keeps on hurting her even if she has done nothing but to love him despite his imperfections. Dr. Ian Arcano, a cardiologist, who literally takes care of his patients’ hearts including Zyra’s.
Though the plot is presented in the most simple way, it still paints complications in relationships of three souls wanting to love and be loved. In the film, Zyra, a businesswoman who is torn between two lovers–a pilot and a surgeon; who will she choose? Who will she marry and who will she fight for love because she knew that one of them is her one great love.
Imagine if you are in Zyra’s shoes, who would you choose? Would you be willing to take risks in loving the man whom your heart is yearning for or be the apple of someone’s eyes and give in to the love he’s willing to offer on your feet? Are you the type who don’t believe in magic, but believe in great love?
The film promises a different kind of Kim Chiu, a more mature and daring artist as paired by two equally gorgeous and young dramatic actors in Philippine television and film. If you are the type who go for Nicholas Sparks-type of stories, then this film could easily appeal to you. Opening on December 25 in cinemas nationwide.