Sa pusod ng dagat1998
Directed by Marilou Diaz-Abaya, and written by Jun Lana (screenplay), "Sa pusod ng dagat" (also known as "In the Navel of the Sea") is a 1998 Drama film . Jomari Yllana and Chin Chin Gutierrez are starring, alongside Elizabeth Oropesa, Apple Zuniga, L.J. Moreno and Lawrence Dilag.
In a remote fishing island in the 50's, Pepito (Jomari Yllana) grows up learning the trade of his mother, Rosa (Elizabeth Oropesa), the only midwife capable of delivering the newborn babies of their community. At first, the young son doesn't mind the unusual arrangement, but as he grows older, he begins to resist the role traditionally meant only for women.
In time, Pepito's coming of age intersects with the lives of other islanders whose beliefs and struggles become critical impetus to his maturity. [...]
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