Babagwa

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Babagwa
Directed by Jason Paul Laxamana
Produced by Joji Alonso
Ferdinand Lapuz
Screenplay by Jason Paul Laxamana
Starring Alex Medina
Joey Paras
Alma Concepcion
Production
company
Cinemalaya
Quantum Films
Kamaru Productions
Release dates
  • July 27, 2013 (2013-07-27) (Cinemalaya)
  • September 18, 2013 (2013-09-18) (Philippines)
Running time 101 minutes
Country Philippines
Language Filipino
Tagalog
English
Kapampangan

Babagwa (English: The Spider's Lair) is a 2013 Filipino drama film written and directed by Jason Paul Laxamana. The film stars Alex Medina as Greg, an internet scammer who falls in love with a wealthy old maid while trying to swindle her using a fake Facebook profile. The film competed under the New Breed section of Cinemalaya 2013. It went on to be screened in film festivals in Hawaii, Cleveland, Vancouver, and Warsaw.

Synopsis[edit]

Greg (Alex Medina) uses a fake Facebook account to trick people into depositing money into his bank account. Assuming the persona of a fictional guy named Bam (Kiko Matos), he flirts with a filthy rich woman that he met online. But in time, he falls in love with Daisy (Alma Concepcion) and is confused whether he will push through with the scam or admit his feelings for Daisy. [1]

Cast[edit]

  • Alex Medina as Greg
  • Joey Paras as Marney
  • Alma Concepcion as Daisy
  • Kiko Matos as Bam
  • Nico Antonio
  • Chanel Latorre

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Babagwa". Retrieved 2013-07-27. 

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