Verdict: Avoid at All Costs

Pinoy Rebyu Score: 1.00 (2 ratings)

Genre: Pink Film

Writer/Director: Paul Singh Cudail

Cast: Johnron Tañada, Mygz Molino, John Relucio, Francis Cabral, Dice Vergara, Rein Soliman, Carla Varga

Synopsis: Harry (Johnron Tañada) occasionally does work as a call boy, enjoying both the pay and the sexual gratification that the job entails. But he’s ready to give all that up when he gets the chance to get a job at a call center. Unfortunately, it turns out that he’s contracted HIV. Harry immediately goes into a downward spiral, quickly losing all hope and giving up on his life in general. He stops going to work, and he rejects the love of the people around him. As he gives in to his self-imposed prison, he comes closer and closer to death. (Click the City)

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Reviews:

1.0       Philbert Dy (Click the City)

“The rising number of HIV cases in this country is worth looking into, and exploring the mindset of the recently infected is a worthy goal for any movie. But Hawla just isn’t up to the task, the movie only adhering to the most abstract idea of drama, offering nothing worthy in the process.” (Read full review)

1.0       Cathy Peña (Make Me Blush)

“Director Cudail once again displays his profound philistinism to the topic at hand. His paltry insight on HIV and AIDS would have you believe that those inflicted become unproductive individuals, and that they automatically turn scourge of society.” (Read full review)