Moral

The episodically connected lives of four college friends unfold throughout the incipient martial law years, as they struggle to define their sexual and professional desires and how best to attain them. An observational drama that does not shy away from topics such as abortion, prostitution, patriarchy, homosexuality, military violence and the repressive social conditioning of collective imaginaries, this understated feminist inquiry into the possibilities of sustaining queer kinships stands out as a singular achievement of woman-centred Philippine cinema. —Letitia Calin

Production Year

1982

Premiere

UK Premiere

Director

Marilou Diaz-Abaya

Country

Philippines

Dialogue Languages

Filipino Tagalog

Subtitle Language

English