Frightening filmgoers before the festive season this December is Frightfest at Ayala Malls Cinemas.
For eight consecutive nights, from December 17 to 24, select Ayala Malls, Market! Market! and TriNoma, will showcase four terrifying films that will give hair-raising fright to everyone: T’yanak of Co-Directors Peque Gallaga and Lore Reyes, Hukluban of Director Gil M. Portes, Sigaw sa Hatinggabi of Director Romy V. Suzara, and Bacao of Director Edgardo “Boy” Vinarao.
Tyanak tells the story of a monster child wrecking havoc in a quiet town of Puting Bato. Under the care of Julie (played by Judy Ann Santos), who has suffered miscarriages one after another, is unwilling to to give up the adopted child whom she has grown fond of. As the series of brutal murders continue, the townspeople become restless more and more. The film’s A-List cast include Judy Ann, Solenn Heussaff, Tom Rodriguez and Sid Lucero. Market! Market! will show the film on the 20th and 24th as TriNoma will have it on the 17th and the 21st of this month.
In Hukluban, Mira (played by Krista Miller), a mysteriously cursed woman with immortality, struggles to lift the affliction placed upon her as she searches through six generations for the cure which seems so out of reach. An enchanting lady at night and day light revealing her true form that the passage of time added on her, she sees no hope for the plight that she shoulders. Krista Miller leads the cast of Kiko Matos, Alvin Anson, and Minda Flores. Market! Market! will show the film on the 17th and 21st while TriNoma on the 18th and the 22nd.
Sigaw sa Hatinggabi engages viewers in a reality TV style narrative of a group of paranormal investigators. Trying to solve the mystery at the exact scene of an alleged murder by a ghost of a serial killer, the group is led by a well known medium. However, aside from the puzzle which they try to solve, a secret too by the medium may very well endanger everyone. The cast includes Regine Angeles, Richard Quan, Lance Raymundo, David Karell, Alvin Anzon and China Roces. Market! Market! will show the film on the 18th and 22nd; TriNoma on the 19th and 23rd.
Bacao, revolves around Mayet, an enchanting barrio lass who, after getting married to her husband, Abel, wrestles in pursuing her purpose to replicate the abundance of corn that surrounds their town. Growing anxious and frustrated as her goal evades her, she even resorts to ways which may very well be alarming. The film stars Michelle Madrigal, Arnold Reyes, and Leo Martinez. Market! Market! will show the film on the 19th and 23rd; TriNoma on the 20th and 24th.
These chilling films will be screened from December 17-24 on prime time slots simultaneously at Market! Market! Cinema 5 and TriNoma Cinema 4.
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