REEL DEAL: Boses REVIEW

BOSES is set to have a homecoming wide release on July 31 exclusively in SM Cinemas nationwide, through the full support and endorsement of World Vision, DepEd, CHED, Jesuit Communications, CBCP-Episcopal Commission for the Youth, Veritas, and Youth Pinoy. Boses is granted by Cinemalaya, UNICEF, DSWD, CWC, NCCA, FDCP, and Casa San Miguel.

This 2008 Cinemalaya Film might be 5 years old before it will be shown in cinemas vias SM but the story of love and music shown by its  It's great to review Filipino Pinoy Indie Movies which gave a lot of inspiration and also a lot of international recognition to the country.


Boses shares the story of Onyok who was taken to a children's shelter after being rescued from his abusive father. Though safe from his father he had a hard time to adjust to his new home and friends which some he had a hard time to get along with. He then meets Ariel who plays the violin. Soon Onyok and Ariel share the love of the stringed instrument and a growing bond with each other.
Directed by Ellen Ongkeko Marfil (Angels, Mga Pusang Gala), Boses is an advocacy film for children's right and protection. It features violinist Coke Bolipata and child prodigy Julian Duque and stars Cherry Pie Picache, Ricky Davao, and Meryll Soriano.

Boses is brought to you by SM Cinema and Erasto Films. Showing in Theaters nationwide July 31, 2013.

Deliberation time kids! 

Show summary in 3 lines: Love and Music
Technical Effects: 2 out of 5 stars (With limited budget, it is expected, but some parts were kinda off because of lighting and film quality)
Plot: 3 out of 5 stars (Plot is simple yet it was the characters that shine bright here)
Acting and Actors: 4 out of 5 stars  (I have to say Coke and Julian did great among more known stars) 
Music and Soundtracks:  4 out for 5 stars (Selection of music is good, Coke actually did the musical scoring)
Pros:  Characters, Values against child abuse and bullying, Violin acts, Location, Children
Cons:  Plot, Lighting, Film quality
Overall Rating: 3.9 out of 5 stars (The story and execution made this a timeless film and endorsements from institutions make it a good values film for students)



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