Directed by Emmanuel H. Borlaza, and written by Frank Rivera (screenplay), Mars Ravelo (character), and Emmanuel H. Borlaza (as Maning Borlaza), "Dyesebel" is a 1996 Drama/Fantasy/Romance film . Charlene Gonzales and M. Mendoza are starring, alongside Jacklyn Jose, Gary Estrada, Julio Diaz and Gloria Diaz.
In the Philippines, the lore of Dyesebel began with the story of a girl born to a mermaid-obsessed Filipino mother. Whilst pregnant, Dyesebel 's mother obsessively looked at a collection of mermaid pictures from a calendar which eventually affected the infant's form when it was born with a fishtail instead of normal human lower extremities. Dyesebels father, angered by his child's deformity, wanted to abandon the child, only to be hindered by a bolt of lightning during a typhoon. To [...]