What does Suzette Doctolero have to say about Katips and Maid in Malacañang?
SUZETTE DOCTOLERO – The creator of Encantadia made a brief review about the controversial movies “Katips” and “Maid in Malacañang.”
Katips is a musical drama film written and directed by Vincent M. Tañada.
It is about a group of student activists from the Katipunan area of Quezon City who struggled to protest the imposition of nationwide martial law in the 1970s.
The film stars Jerome Ponce, Vince Tañada, Mon Confiado, Sazchna Laparan, Nicole Laurel Asensio and to name a few.
On the other hand, Maid in Malacañang is a movie about the last 72 hours of the Marcos family in the Palace.
It stars Cesar Montano as former President Ferdinand Marcos Sr., Diego Loyzaga as President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., Cristine Reyes as Senator Imee Marcos, and Ruffa Gutierrez as Imelda Romualdez Marcos and Ella Cruz as Irene Marcos.
While those who will portray as house helpers of the Marcos family are Elizabeth Oropesa as Yaya Lucy, Beverly Salviejo as Yaya Biday, and Karla Estrada as Yaya Santa.
The movie is directed by controversial director, Darryl Yap.
The two controversial films aired in theaters on August 3.
On Facebook, Encantadia creator Suzette Doctolero gave a brief review of the movies.
According to her, she did not finish Katips which last for two hours and 22 minutes because of its “confusing story.”
On the other hand, she praised MiM for its storyline.
Here’s the brief review of Suzette Doctolero on the two films:
Doctolero said that when it comes to movies about martial law, none could defeat the “Dekada 70” by Lualhati Bautista.
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