When at the very The Philippine DVD is spartan to say the least, and although English subtitles are indeed on hand… surprisingly they are hard subbed directly onto the film itself. Yanggaw is a mixture of horror and melodrama. Notify me of new comments via email. In those aspiring to be priest, are sent to a remote convent to live in seclusion Seklusyon on the last day of their training. Add the first question. Recruiter as Gerry Mongcal Elmer Gamila

Each time the daughter disappears, someone dies somewhere. Yanggaw is an Ilonggo masterpiece that is bound to become a classic. Richard Somes story as Richard V. We will do anything and everything to protect a family member which is sometimes even to the detriment of the community. On a clear summer night after a celebratory Cleveland CAVS win, Jay and his wife visit his old neighborhood for some of the best barbecue in town. This site uses cookies.

It goes along these lines: Yes No Report this. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Your email address will not be published. I should be frightened and not something else. I will never give away, trade or sell your email address. It is strange also how it took a long time for a film to finally realize onscreen a most original meaning of the aswang belief: When the main character does not see the ghost sneaking up behind him?

Edit Cast Cast overview, first billed only: Movie Reviews Cesar Montano, a superior story teller. Filmography La Vida Rosa. But my concern is the dialect’s intonation.

Yanggaw is a good movie and something that we can truly be proud of. My father is from Negros Yanggsw and I understand fully the language used in Yanggaw even without the subtitles. They could have been so at ease with their mother yangbaw and that the essence movoe creating a horror atmosphere obnubilated by the inept script.


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Lazarus Ave Lilit Reyes The tragic character of the aswang, however, is there in the fact that she is really the antithesis of what we think of our family, our community, and ourselves. Of course it is admirable to express amusement with how we relate to the rich language of Hiligaynon.

Junior Villacin Tetchie Agbayani Notify me of new posts via email. Yanggaw in Ilonggo is translated as ‘infection’. The story ended tragically when the father had to kill his daughter after finding her eating her own nephew. Why chain her in her room, of course…….

SomesRichard Somes screenplay as Richard V. The lesson here is that language is liberating and obfuscating and can be a source of fresh perspectives. There is no explanation for her affliction except that a healer declared there is toxin in her body—and in her soul.

Affliction () – IMDb

Edit Storyline A young girl develops an unknown infection that causes her to evolve into a horrifying monster. You can watch Yanggaw at Youtube but please buy an original copy in order to support our local film industry. An indi film yet it is wonderfully done.

Joel Torre is a good actor but he is at his best in his native tongue Hiligaynon. The Ebola outbreak in West Africa seen through the eyes of the local populations, village officials, aid workers, the sick and those who recovered.


Yanggaw: The Affliction in Us All

Developed with Drupal content management platform and Agregado theme. It is not a system of values or screwed-up village politics but something that is outside that makes us bad or evil.

I do not know if it is the Ilonggo language but Torre is altogether a different person in this film. Two best friends see their trip of a lifetime take a dark turn when one of them is struck by a mysterious affliction.

The man ends up in a coma, and the vicious thugs who are his brothers show up looking for answers… and payback from those responsible. I agree to have my personal information transfered to MailChimp more information. On a clear summer night after a celebratory Cleveland CAVS win, Jay and his wife visit his old neighborhood for some of the best barbecue in town.

Unbeknownst to Jay, evil is lurking just The Forbidden Door You can unsubscribe at any time. Even the names of the character are a takeoff movle names of endearment by Ilonggos such as Toto and Inday.

She cannot control herself. All the other mogie mystical abilities are missing.