This was one of our bonding with my eldest daughter, we watch the In my Life of Vilma Santos, John Lloyd Cruz and Luis Manzano, I was so curious about the movie why some of the people I talked to was not that fascinated while as I could see it in the review in TV, all the people that they interviewed said that it is a great movie. So even if Mj was not that interested and she find it so boring even before the movie started because it was not cartoon but since she could only get out of the house once in a while, she accompanies me that later on I found her sleeping beside me. Lol Here is the synopsis of the movie.
Shirley (Vilma Santos) is a woman who wants to be in control of everything. As a librarian in a public school, a simple glance from her makes students tremble in fear.
But in her family, Shirley’s unwarranted intervention in the lives of her children and their families keeps her emotionally detached from them. Realizing that she has lost the command she once had, Shirley goes to New York to reunite with Mark (Luis Manzano), her estranged gay son who unknowingly suffers from colon cancer.
But living in New York comes with a cost. She has to live with her son’s lover Noel (John Lloyd Cruz), who is an illegal immigrant. Whenever Mark is not around, Noel makes it a point to tour Shirley around the city even though he has to endure the mother’s degrading behavior towards him.
Would Shirley finally achieve a happy ending in New York, with her son, or should she go back to the Philippines to seek her heart?