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KALELDO (2006)

Produced by: Centerstage Productions, G-Entertainment
Directed by: Brillante Mendoza, Boots Agbayani Pastor
Co-Stars: Johnny Delgado, Cherry Pie Picache, Angel Aquino, Juliana Palermo, Allan Paule, Criselda Volks, Lauren Novero

KALELDO follows the lives of woodcarver Rodolfo Manansala with his three daughters and their relationships with the people close to them in the span of 7 summers. The youngest daughter Grace marries mother’s boy Conrad and has to face the harsh reality of leaving the ancestral house to where she is deeply rooted. The middle daughter Lourdes marries the weakling Andy Pineda with whom she has a daughter and goes into an illicit affair with a bank manager. The eldest daughter Jess is a lesbian whose bitter luck in life is being unwanted by her own father. The film is told in three segments from the point of view of each of the three daughters. Coco Martin played the role of Iliac.
The film and the actors got several nominations and won awards from Durban International Film Festival (2007), Gawad Urian Awards (2007) and Jeonju International Film Festival in Korea (2007).