• Adela (2008)

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Release Date: March 16th, 2008

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 25 min

Plot Summary
An old woman reminisces about her long existence in a garbage dump.

Cast: Anita Linda, Joem Bascon, Angeli Bayani, Perla Bautista, Iza Calzado, Ricky Davao, German Moreno, Arnold Reyes

Director: Adolfo Alix Jr.

Genres: Drama

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Adela’s troubles feel slight and underdeveloped in the face of the world around her; it’s all too appropriate, in the end, that nature swallows her whole. show more

  • With its art-perfect snapshot of a community-in-flux, Adela calls to mind Pedro Costa's similarly rigorous slum-life portrait "Colossal Youth." show more

  • A gem of contemporary neo-realism, the movie offers a ground-level view of a poor but vital community where many residents survive by scavenging bits of recyclable steel and plastic. show more

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