Mario has fallen in love with Alexis, a young man from Spain, after engaging solely in a whirlwind romance over the Internet. However, Mario’s family doesn’t know he’s gay yet, and when Alexis shows up for a visit it throws the household into turmoil.

Mark Gil_Philippino Story

Alexis is a foreigner who came to the Philippines to meet his chat mate Mario. As a filipino culture, visitors are welcome by family host with welcoming party of food, fiesta and people. When Alexis visited Mario, Mario’s parents told to the neighborhood that Alexis is a girl, but surprisingly it was Alex. Mario’s mother denied that he was Alexis and introduced him as Alex the brother of Alexis to the neighborhood. His parents known about Mario’s sexuality until at the end Alexis become closer and fell in love with Mario. With all the laugh and cry. A story of a foreigner in another country, different culture, and acceptance of love will have all a happy ending.  


You may watch of the official trailer of the movie here:

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Language: Filipino,Tagalog, Spanish, English

Country: Philippines 

Category: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director: Roni Bertubin 

Stars: Boots Anson-Roa, Tommy Abuel, Joseph Izon 

Run time: 96 min 

Release: 2008

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