LOOK: 5 Pinoy films to see on NETFLIX this September

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These 5 Filipino films are the pride of Philippine cinema this September on Netflix. Photos from TBA Studios, The IdeaFirst Company, and CleverMinds.

LOOK: NETFLIX is bringing five Filipino films on the popular movie platform this September 2020.

The much-awaited streaming of the movies from the Philippines which cover a wide variety of genres such as love stories and heart-felt dramas were produced by TBA Studios, The IdeaFirst Company, and CleverMinds Inc.

The five Pinoy films are a great addition to the other Filipino movies that all went to the Top 10 trending list in the Philippines in August.

Here are the must-see Pinoy films this September:

Sleepless
Release Date: September 3, 2020
Cast: Glaiza de Castro and Dominic Roco

Sleepless is currently the 4th trending movie in the Philippines as of this writing.

Synopsis: The movie features two lonely people who can’t sleep and who spend an entire night fighting the loneliness that keeps them awake. They later form a bond as they talk about love, zombies, and everything in between.

Gasping for Air
Release date: September 3, 2020
Cast: Carlos Dala, Therese Malvar, Barbara Miguel, JC Santos, and Sue Prado

Synopsis: The film follows the story of teenage Luis as he tracks down his missing sister who disappeared after a talent scout promised her a career as a singer.

Waiting for Sunset (Kung paano hinihintay ang dapithapon)
Release date: September 10, 2020
Cast: Perla Bautista, Dante Rivero, Menggie Cobarrubias, Romnick Sarmenta, and Che Ramos

Waiting for Sunset was named Best Film and won several awards at the 14th Cinemalaya Film Festival in 2018.

Synopsis: An old unmarried couple broke the monotony of their daily lives when the woman’s estranged husband reached out to them, seeking reconciliation and forgiveness.

Distance
Release Date: September 17, 2020
Cast: Iza Calzado, Therese Malvar, Nonie Buencamino, Max Eigenmann, Alessandra Malonzo, and Tim Mabalot

Synopsis: This film tells the story of Liza, a mother who has returned after abandoning her family for five years.

Write about Love
Release date: September 25, 2020
Cast: Miles Ocampo and Rocco Nacino

Write About Love won the ABC TV Award at the Osaka Asian Film Festival 2020.

Synopsis: The film revolves around the collaboration of a young female writer and a veteran male indie film writer to complete an unfinished script for a love story.

Movie streaming platform YouTube has also given 1-month free access to Filipino blockbusters this September.

TELL US in the comments below, what is your favorite Filipino movie on NETFLIX?

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Alyssa Leyda-Aldemo
Alyssa Leyda-Aldemo was a contributor in the News Letter of her former agency and is currently a content writer on her church's website and social media platform. She is now a full-time housewife who wants to re-ignite her passion for writing.