In 2012, Filipino Director Marie Jamora was amongst the ten indie filmmakers given a seed grant to create a film of her dreams. Thus, the film she called, “ANG NAWAWALA” or “WHAT ISN’T THERE” was born and had won the Best Original Music Score award and Audience Choice during the competition and later had its world premiere that had reached London, San Francisco and even Honolulu.
It is about a boy named Gibson who goes back to Manila after studying abroad for three years who is haunted by his past that is the death of his twin brother, Jamie, which had made him mute since. Going back had meant recalling the past which he and his family alike, has not gotten over. Little did he know, it also meant finally moving on, finding love, having fun and reconnecting with friends and family.
- Mela Papio
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