Based on a true story which happened in a small town in Bohol in 2005. 21 pupils died and almost a 100 were hospitalized after eating cassava cakes sold by an old woman, who might have accidentally used pesticide in her ingredients. She has been selling cassava cakes in that school, and has a loving relationship with the children.
A town from painful trauma tries to heal through the points of view of the child survivors, and the old woman vendor. The two children survivors, slowly learn the issue of crime, prejudice and compassion as they develop friendship and accept their loss.
The old woman, who is banished and condemned by the entire town, even by her own family, finally makes sense of the whole tragic thing and takes matters in her own hand. Answers don’t come easy, but in the end redemption arrives for every soul in this town in the form of a final climatic event.
Director: Maryo J. De Los Reyes | Year: 2009
Cast: Ana Capri, Anton Bernardo, Caloy Alde, Froilan Sales, Gerald Madrid, Gloria Romero, Irma Adlawan, Janna Trias, Julio Diaz, Julijo Pisk, Kaye Cadsawan, Lloyd Samartino, Lui Manansala, Luz Valdez, Marissa Sanchez