The Bride and the Lover

BrideVerdict: Proceed with Caution

Pinoy Rebyu Score: 2.60 (5 ratings)

Genre: Drama

Director: Joel Lamangan

Writer: Rody Vera

Cast: Jennylyn Mercado, Lovi Poe, Paulo Avelino, Ahron Villena, Alex Castro, Ariel Ureta, Boboy Garovillo, Carla Dunareanu, Carmi Martin, Hayden Kho, Joem Bascon, Kat Alano, Snooky Serna, Tim Yap, Timmy Cruz

Synopsis: The movie begins with the wedding of Philip and Vivian (Paolo Avelino and Lovi Poe). Things get sticky when Vivian refuses to say “I do,” revealing to the gathered that she has discovered that Philip has been cheating on her with her maid of honor and best friend Sheila (Jennylyn Mercado). Following the fallout of the social humiliation, Sheila and Philip get together and fall back in love. But Vivian reenters the picture a changed woman, hatching a plot to get her revenge. She appears to forgive the people who wronged her, while inside, she nurses a wounded and bitter heart. (Click the City)

MTRCB Rating: R-13

Running Time: 105 mins



3.0          Mark Angelo Ching (PEP)

The Bride and The Lover is entertaining. Although it is quite unsure of its tone, it is fresh enough not to miss.” (Read full review)

3.0          CBCP CINEMA

“Sa kabuuan ay kinakitaan ng pagsisikap ang produksyon na ayusin ang ibang teknikal na aspeto ng pelikula.” (Read full review)

2.5          Nicol Latayan (Tit for Tat)

“The movie is entertaining with its shift to comedic and dramatic tones though it also gets tiring by the time we’ve reached the latter part of the film.” (Read full review)

2.5          Bernard Santos (My Movie World)

“The movie got a good casting but the performance of lead actors here fails to justify their characters.” (Read full review)

1.5          Philbert Dy (Click the City)

“It winks heartily at the audience during its campiest moments, taking visible pleasure from its recognition that these elements are silly. But then it zips back to trying to be dramatic, and the effect is ruined.” (Read full review)

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