"Ang Lalake sa Parola" Premiere
Posted by lexbonife at the UPFI yahoogroup:
The queer digital movie "Ang Lalake Sa Parola" will premiere on
September 3, 7pm at the UP Film Institute.
The movie stars Provoq Men Harry Laurel and Justin De Leon and
supported by Alan Paule, Richard Quan, Dexter Doria, Sheree and
Jennifer Lee. Produced by Viva Entertainment and directed by Joselito
ANG LALAKE SA PAROLA (The Man in the Lighthouse)
This digital feature is a homoerotic journey in finding one's true
self. Mateo (Harry Laurel) has been searching for his father (Richard
Quan) who left when he was five. His search leads him to Lobo,
Batangas only to discover that his father is in Dubai. Awaiting his
father's return, Mateo works as the caretaker of Lobo's lighthouse.
Here, he meets Jerome (Justin de Leon), a gay man from the city. What
ensues soon after the meeting is the beginning of his homoerotic
As this new friendship develops, Suzet (Jennifer Lee), Mateo's
girlfriend continues to struggle for his love and attention. What
begins as a search for one's father evolves into a search for one's
Will Mateo, in the midst of his conservative rural community, cross
the thin line between being straight and being gay?
This story is a search for oneself as seen through the lens of rural
homosexuality, myths and fairies and the lies that people create to
escape the bitter realities of life.
See you there!