Ombre

Verdict: Do Something Else

Pinoy Rebyu Score: 1.25 (2 ratings)

Genre: Pink Film, Drama

Writer/Director: Jonison Fontanos

Cast: Zac Ferrero, Darwin Taylo, Joben Bello, Lando Perez

Synopsis: Jake (Zac Ferrero) has traveled to Baguio City, auditioning for a local reality show, hoping to become a big star. He’s staying at a small boarding house, and there, he meets Dennis (Darwin Taylo), a jaded photographer. Both of them have significant others waiting for them back in Manila, but their connection is too strong to be denied. The two sidestep Dennis’ jealous gay best friend and their own personal issues to carry out an affair that takes them away from their everyday lives. But Dennis turns out to be hiding a deep secret, one that can only tear them apart.

Running time: 90 mins.

Trailer: 

Reviews:

1.5          Philbert Dy (Click the City)

Ombre could have been something. It is at least clear that the filmmakers were trying to do something more than the average disposable gay indie, with its serious approach to the psychology of an affair and its weird but valid dissection of modern celebrity. But it’s still a pretty bad movie, and that mostly seems to stem for a lack of experience.” (Read full review)

1.0          Cathy Peña (Make Me Blush)

“Couldn’t (the filmmakers) at least try a few rehearsals before they call it a good take? Or are they just shameless in their fervent desire to finish anything as dubious as this?” (Read full review)

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