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Hinugot sa langit (1985)

The young unmarried but pregnant Carmen Castro (Maricel Soriano) informs her cousin Stella (Amy Austria) about her situation. Stella scoffs and recommends abortion. The father of the child,... See full summary »

Director:

Ishmael Bernal

Writer:

Amado Lacuesta (story and screenplay) (as Amado L. Lacuesta Jr.)
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6 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Maricel Soriano ... Carmen Castro
Charito Solis Charito Solis ... Juling
Dante Rivero ... Dr. Maning Sison
Al Tantay ... Jerry
Amy Austria ... Stella
Rowell Santiago ... Bobby
Ray Ventura Ray Ventura ... David
Ronald Bregendahl Ronald Bregendahl ... Teddy
Gamaliel Viray Gamaliel Viray ... Abortionist
Jaime Asencio Jaime Asencio
Susan Africa ... Mitchie
Cris Michelena Cris Michelena ... Atty. Barrameda
Loida Domondon Loida Domondon
Tony Pascua Tony Pascua
Tony Mabesa ... Bank Executive

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The young unmarried but pregnant Carmen Castro (Maricel Soriano) informs her cousin Stella (Amy Austria) about her situation. Stella scoffs and recommends abortion. The father of the child, Jerry, also recommends abortion. Her over religious landlady Juling (Charito Solis), who is busy juggling her religious aims and her legal quarrel with the poor families illegally living in her land, however strongly suggests that she keeps the baby as killing it would be a sin against God. Carmen sees signs that would seemingly suggest an answer to her difficult decision. Her poor neighbors struggle for money to feed their children. She sees a physically malformed child vending goods outside the church. She loses her job at a financing company due to the struggling economy during that time. Carmen eventually decides to have an abortion in a deeply moving scene with close up shots of the cold steel utensils used by the doctor to undertake it. The cold steel of the abortion tools and the close up ... Written by Gay Pinoy Soldier

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For a moment of pleasure, a lifetime of pain

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Drama

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Country:

Philippines

Language:

Filipino | Tagalog

Release Date:

6 June 1985 (Philippines) See more »

Also Known As:

Wrenched from Heaven See more »

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Regal Films See more »
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Color
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