Thursday, September 19, 2019

The Jowable Kwento, Lead Star Kim Molina Takes You On A Journey To Hav'a JOWA


My kwento today is about this short film that has gone viral and the book that is considered as one of the best-selling books, JOWABLE is now ready to hit the big screen. With the intriguing poster and teasers, this film is one hilarious movie that speaks about being desired or the colloquial term, JOWABLE.

Likable, Lovable, Jowable, But no JOWA! this is the sad fate of Elsa, which is played by Kim Molina, a 30-something No-Boyfriend-Since-Birth girl, who wishes for love life and a boyfriend. She's pretty, sexy and funny. Although her drinking habit gets out of control sometimes, she is not a bad catch at all. So what is wrong with her?!  What does her mother Liberty, portrayed by Kakai Bautista, who changes boyfriend as often as she changes clothes, and her happily in love friend Karissa (Cai Cortez) have that she doesn't Her only wish in life: SANA ALL can easily get a boyfriend. SANA ALL can be happily in love.


Though she's surrounded and supported by friends, Elsa still feels miserable and envious of every couple she sees. Finally, Lady Luck smiles upon her and she meets a guy, and the attraction is instantly mutual. Is this the love she's been waiting for all her life? Will this be the happiness she has been searching for, or will she find her happiness somewhere else?


A little background about this intriguingly funny movie JOWABLE. It started as one of the posts on Vincentiments' Facebook page in 2018, It is a short film written and directed by Darryl Yap. Many people were able to relate to Elsa's sentiments, and the video hit 1 million views overnight, and the Vincentiments page instantly hit 100,000 likes.

Darryl Yap made two more short films for the JOWABLE series before he turned it into a novel. The book was released last March this year and was also an instant hit.


Originally a theater writer and director, Darryl yap only started making short films in 2017. His first short film "Squatterina" was screened at the North Luzon Film Festival, where he became the first to win the Best Director award. "Squatterina" was also chosen as the Philippine delegate for the Formosa Festival of International Filmmaker Awards in Taiwan, and it is now recognized as one of the 10 Best Short Films of National Commission for Culture and the Arts | Cinema Rehiyo for the 1st 10 years. Other award-winning short films by Darryl Yap are Oyayi, Bago ako Lumipad, and Ellipsis.


About JOWABLE's lead star Kim Molina is a theatre actress who made her debut in 2013 as one of the cast for Disney's Tarzan. Then her theater acting career went on some of the roles are Frieda in Carrie the Musical, Louise in a musical adaptation of the movie Ghost, and Aileen in the hit Pinoy Musical Rak of Aegis. Her TV and Film acting career surfaced with her different roles like Savannah in Kadenang Ginto, Billet in The General's Daughter, and been one of the lead stars in Camp Sawi.


Aside from acting, Kim Molina is also a singer, and she won Best Performance by a Female Recording Artist at the 2017 Awit Awards for her debut single "Naluluha Ako" under VIVA Records.


Kim being gifted with a great voice also performed the movie's official soundtrack, with the same title.

So what do you think of this upcoming movie JOWABLE?                          

In this movie, audiences will be in for a roller coaster of emotions as Darryl yap explores further into the life, misery, despair, hope and happiness of a Jowable in this full-length film.


Intrigue? Watch the movie on September 25.  This is under VIVA Films.




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