Private Nights

Verdict: Do Something Else

Pinoy Rebyu Score: 1.50 (2 ratings)

Genre: Pink Film, Drama

Writer/Director: Vince Tan

Cast: James Pinca, Jonas Gruet, Tony Lapena, Hanni Miller, Dustin Jose

Synopsis: 20-year-old Dave (James Pinca) is desperate to make some money so he can get out from under the thumb of his abusive brother-in-law. Dave doesn’t like homosexuals, and he does everything he can to resist their advances. But soon enough, his desperation pushes him to trade sex for their money. At the bar, he makes friends with Alvin (Jonas Gruet), who offers him a place to stay. But Alvin has ulterior motives that Dave won’t like. (From Click the City)




1.5          Philbert Dy (Click the City)

Private Nights is a bit better than your average local gay indie, but not by much. It deserves some merit for actually exploring its milieu, using the setting for more than just a place for all the nudity to occur. Past that however, it still doesn’t seem like a lot of thought went into constructing the plot.” (Read full review)

1.5          Cathy Peña (Make Me Blush)

“The movie wants to explore the dynamics in and economics of the gay-bar business, but it doesn’t really go beyond the surface. It merely finds an excuse for its put-upon actors to dangle their assets and shortcomings for all the world to see.” (Read full review)


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