I loved how the kid resembled 80’s child star Jaypee de Guzman. Views Read Edit View history. Each year, ten fresh talents are given a seed grant in order to create the film of their dreams. I saw this at Cinemalaya in and I was so amazed realizing doing films like this among Filipino filmmakers were actually possible. Share this Rating Title:
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I loved how the kid resembled 80’s child star Jaypee de Guzman.
For Janet Irma Adlawana cleaner and single mother who has lived in Israel for many years, this means the possible deportation of teenage daughter Yael Jasmine Curtis-Smithwhose Israeli father trasit mentioned but never seen. Joshua is the most vulnerable to the deportation law because he is under the age of movir and therefore must be kept hidden otherwise he risks being seen by the immigration authorities, who regularly patrol the neighborhood.
She had two highly-emotional scenes with the Irma Adlawan and she was so good in both. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Watch Now With Prime Video.
Add the first question. Trivia Official submission of the Philippines to the Oscars best foreign language film category.
Please fill out this field with valid email address. Directed by Hannah Espia.
A housekeeper, her cinemqlaya, her half-Israeli daughter, a relative who’s a newcomer and her brother’s young son who’s threatened to be deported due to new Israeli laws that requires the deportation of children of foreign workers who are below 5 years old.
It’s a remarkable piece of filmmaking all around. TRANSIT explores the intersecting stories of Filipinos in Tel Aviv when the threat of a law deporting the children of migrant workers looms over their precarious lives.
Mercedes Cabral was brilliant. Giancarlo AbrahanHannah Espia. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin.
While they are in Israel they generally live in their employer’s residence and stay out only on their day off. Espia is currently developing her next project NoOneWillFindUsHere, a creative documentary about the short encounters of long distance lovers.
The point is made clearly enough, but hammered home a little too hard by the relatively untrained actors. The film follows a story about a single father who is forced to hide his children from immigration police in Israel after the Israeli government decides to deport children of immigrant workers. Premier Logo Created with Sketch. I don’t really dig the structure in this one.
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Janet Adlawana domestic worker on an expired visa, struggles to hide her half-Israeli daughter, Yael Curtis-Smith —a rebellious teenager caught up in a juvenile romance. This film made me want to visit Israel even more. For their cinemalayw off, they share quarters in the ugliest parts of the city, and are subject to deportation if their old-sick employer passed away; unless they are immediately hired to care for another infirm employer.
The fractured narrative and skillful direction made Espia not just a promising filmmaker but a great storyteller to watch out for. Was this review helpful to you?
Writer-director Hannah Espia tells her story in fragments and presents a sad but very humanist story which does not resort cheap melodrama and the stereotypical Filipino histrionics, the emotions feel authentic and honest. Full Cast and Crew. IFFK my choices Afraid of the new law, Moises and Janet decide to hide their children from the immigration police by making them stay inside the house.