#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – Due to a road rage between two buses, an accident occurs which puts the lives of its passengers in jeopardy. But the ones greatly affected by such event are a middle-aged woman named Fiesta, an old and retired family patriarch Tonio, and a lad named Caloy. These three people are pierced through a single steel bar – a dangerous situation that even their doctors find hard to solve. But even before this unfortunate circumstance, these three have their share of ill-fated lives.
Plot: Due to a road rage incident between two buses, an accident occurs which puts the lives of its passengers in jeopardy. But the ones greatly affected by such event are a middle-aged woman named Fiesta, an old and retired family patriarch Tonio, and a lad named Caloy. These three people are pierced through a single steel bar – a dangerous situation that even their doctors find hard to solve. But even before this unfortunate circumstance, these three have their share of ill-fated lives.
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“Tuhog” presents us with an unusual situation. A major bus accident along Commonwealth Avenue (but of course!) freakishly lanced together the bodies of three random people (hence the literal title). As their doctors try to save their lives, we get acquainted with each of these three victims and what led them to be on the bus on that fateful day.
Tonio (Leo Martinez) is a recently retired employee, whose eccentricities are getting on the nerves of his wife (Carla Martinez) and his disrespectful children. Fortunately, he still gets his support from his group of friends with whom he plays poker. One day, he suddenly decides to invest his entire retirement pay to build up his own dream bakery, perfecting his own special pan de sal.
Fiesta (Eugene Domingo) leads a life not as happy as her name would seem to imply. She is a tough-as-nails bus conductor, having a reputation as a terror. But behind the tough exterior, she has a big problem with her alcoholic father (Noel Trinidad). When the young newly-hired bus driver Nato (Jake Cuenca) signifies his love for her, she did not know what hit her.
Caloy (Enchong Dee) is a student who is in a long distance relationship with his girlfriend Angel (Empress Schuck), now working in Dumaguete. While he eagerly awaits the semestral break when they would reunite and finally lose their virginity together, he could hardly keep his jealous thoughts nor his raging libido in check.
The script (by Jinky Laurel and director Veronica Velasco) was quite interesting the way they weaved the stories together with those intersecting situations told from three different points of view. The editing is critical in a film like this, and I thought it was done pretty well.
There were some parts during the individual stories which tended to be repetitive, could have been shortened a little to pick up some pace.
Medical accuracy could be shaky. They did try to explain some issues, albeit in highly simplified terms. In reality though, assuming the victims actually survived and could still talk after a terrible accident like that, they should have been immediately rushed to a better-equipped tertiary medical facility. But I’d give them a pass for artistic license in this aspect.
I was a bit bothered by the mystical beggar boy (Maliksi Morales), who also connected the three main characters. What did his presence really mean to say? I guess that is one of those things which the audience can think and discuss about after watching the film.
The actors were all quite into their characters. Leo Martinez is right in his comedic element as he deals with senior citizen issues. Enchong Dee tackles a more daring role here with some pretty risqué bed- shaking scenes. Jake Cuenca does well in his conflicted role, but his chemistry with Eugene is tenuous at best. Noel Trinidad’s portrayal is spot on and moving, as usual for this dependable actor. I enjoyed the cameos of PETA actors Vincent de Jesus (as bus company operator) and especially Meann Espinosa (as a nutty professor).
But the real center of the whole movie belongs to Ms. Eugene Domingo. She holds the whole story together. Her performance as Fiesta ran the gamut of emotions, from simple girlish joy to complicated mental torment. You will take her seriously here. Black comedy becomes her.
Overall, this is a different kind of Filipino movie that tries something innovative. The material is not common nor commercial (especially for a Star Cinema production), but fortunately, the featured stars could really perk up interest among viewers. The story was carefully thought out and plotted. The execution by the director was meticulous which was impressive for a complex script like this one. Highly recommended!
Well meaning comedy about three intersecting lives
Tuhog is about the lives of Tonio (Leo Martinez), Fiesta (Eugene Domingo) and Caloy (Enchong Dee). Their lives actually crossed paths several times aboard the bus before an accident impaled the three of them in a steel bar, piercing their abdomen. As this is a movie and a comedy, filmmakers ask us to suspend belief that the three actors did not die instantly by comparing our body to a tetra pack juice. The steel bar somehow acts as a tamponade. Sure! But inside our body, the aorta would have burst and cut off blood supply (Spoiler alert) to the uterus of Fiesta. And where was the driver anyway? Jake Cuenca playing Fiesta’s love interest was the one driving, he seemed fine on a later scene, he said he loved Fiesta, but he couldn’t be with Fiesta in the hospital? Another thing is that Fiesta didn’t look pregnant at all during the accident. The doctors are even surprised she’s pregnant. And yet in the final scene,(Spoiler) a healthy baby was shown being carried by the doctor looking like 2 months old. Among the three stories, Tonio’s story is the most engaging and inspiring. It’s not a waste of time to watch this. Perhaps some polishing with the (medical) details will help.
Original Language tl
Runtime 1 hr 45 min (105 min)
Genre Comedy, Drama
Director Veronica Velasco
Writer Veronica Velasco, Jinky Laurel
Actors Eugene Domingo, Enchong Dee, Leo Martinez
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