Cinemalaya’s “Respeto” Will Have a Commercial Release This Month!

Respeto Cinemalaya


Respeto, this year’s Cinemalaya’s big winner, will have a commercial run this month, showing in major cinemas across the country starting September 20.

The news was announced on the film’s Facebook page.

Watch the official trailer below:

Respeto is described the official Cinemalaya website as “Hendrix dreams of hip-hop greatness, but he’s spiraling down a rabbit-hole of crime and poverty until he meets Doc, an old poet still haunted by his martial law past. Can they turn each other’s lives around before they’re swallowed by their circumstance? Respeto is a celebration of the underground Pinoy hip-hop world and how we find the words to find ourselves.”

The film stars Abra, Dido de la Paz, Loonie, Kate Alejandrino, Chai Fonacier, Ybes Bagadiong, Brian Arda, Thea Yrastorza, and Nor Domingo. It is directed by Treb Monteras II.

During the film festival’s awards night, Respeto was awarded Best Picture, NETPAC Jury Prize, Best Supporting Actor, Best Editing, Best Cinematography, Best Sound, and Audience Choice.


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