Dekada ’70 is 16 years old!

Original Released date: 25 December 2002

Festival Official Screenings:

  • 2002 Metro Manila Film Festival – Manila, Philippines (25 December 2002)
  • 2003 New York Asian American International Film Festival – New York, USA (28 June 2003)
  • 2003 Cinemanila Film Festival – Manila, Philippines (17 August 2003)
  • 2003 Montréal World Film Festival – Montréal, Canada (31 August 2003)
  • 2003 Hawaii Film Festival – Hawaii, USA (7 November 2003)
  • 2004 Fukuoka Film Festival – Fukuoka, Japan (14 September 2004)
  • Festival Paris Cinéma – France (5 July 2008)
  • Filipino International Film Festival – Los Angeles, USA (17 October 2009)

Plot Description: Dekada 70 is a story of a family caught in the midst of a tumultuous time in Philippine history – the martial law years. Amanda (Vilma Santos) and Julian (Christopher Deleon) is a picture of a middle class couple with conservative ideologies, who must deal with raising their children, five boys – Jules (Piolo Pascual), Isagani (Carlos Agassi), Emmanuel (Marvin Agustin), Jason (Danilo Barrios) and Bingo (John Sace) in an era marked by passion, fear, unrest and social chaos. As siblings struggle to accept the differences of their ideologies, as a father faces the painful dissent of his children, a mother’s love will prove to be the most resonant in the unfolding of this family’s tale, will awaken to the needs of her own self, as she embarks on a journey of discovery to realize who she is as a wife, amother, a woman and a Filipino. – Star Cinema

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