My Cactus Heart
Theatrical movie poster
|Directed by||Enrico Santos|
|Produced by||Charo Santos-Concio
|Written by||Enrico Santos|
|Screenplay by||Enrico Santos
Ricardo Fernando III
Raz de la Torre
|Music by||Francis Concio|
|Edited by||Vanessa De Leon|
|Distributed by||Star Cinema|
|Running time||100 minutes|
Sandy (Maja Salvador) is a hopeless romantic who has dumped many boyfriends and also rejected a number of suitors. Her life changes when she meets Bene (Xian Lim), a handsome heartthrob, at work. However, her friend Carlo (Matteo Guidicelli) will do everything to have her reciprocate his affection.
My Cactus heart, A thorny love story revolves on Sandy (Maja Salvador), a hopeless romantic girl whose heart and mind is very optimistic believing there is only one great perfect love. After discovering the infidelity of her father, she sworn off love, she thinks men are heels. Now she is known as heart breaker, 'BASTED-ERA' - that's Sandy who always find reasons to reject men who hangs around her. She feels she will end up being hurt, just what like her father did to her mother. She has dumped every man she has been in a relationship with, ignored and denied suitors who would love to ask her out. Now, who might be the lucky guy to enter her thorny heart? Will it be her friend Carlo (Matteo Guidicelli), a waiter of a family business, who is repeatedly rejected by Sandy, but doesn't take NO for an answer, or her handsome new co-worker Benedict (Xian Lim)?
- Ramon Christopher Gutierrez as Facundo
- Rosanna Roces as Margaret
- Ricky Davao as Dan
- Joy Viado as Tita Au
- Pinky Amador as Mother of Carlo
- Bettina Carlos as Anna
- Kristel Moreno as Lucy
- Franzen Fajardo as Tommy
- Beatriz Saw as Arianna
- Lemuel Pelayo as Kale
- Niña Dolino as Helena
- Gee Canlas as Johanna
- Ervic Vijandre as Romeo
- JM De Guzman as Val
- Cecil Paz as Lindsay
It is one of the most successful indie films of 2012 beating other mainstream films of GMA Films, Viva Films, and Regal Films.
Star Records released the soundtrack of the movie, containing 12 tracks. Sam Milby made a cover of "Kaba", which was originally sung by Tootsie Guevarra for the film's soundtrack album, however, in the official music video, it was sung by Matteo Guidicelli.
- #MyCactusHeart at Box Office Mojo
- My Cactus Heart premieres inside the PBB house tonight, January 24. 2012
- Matteo Guidicelli and Maja Salvador star in #MyCactusHeart on Philippine Entertainment Portal
- "CORAZON tops 2012 Maindie Films!". nationwidehitsandflopsph.blogspot.com. Retrieved January 22, 2013.
- "20 TOP GROSSING FILIPINO FILMS OF 2012". nationwidehitsandflopsph.blogspot.com. Retrieved January 22, 2013.
- Kaba (My Cactus Heart) on YouTube retrieved via www.youtube.com via ABSstarcinema user 01-27-2012
- My Cactus Heart OST: Feature Album retrieved via www.starrecords.ph 01-27-2012