The Reunion (2012 film)

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The Reunion
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Directed by Frasco Mortiz
Produced by Jet Jacinto
Written by Jasper Sanchez
Starring Enrique Gil
Xian Lim
Enchong Dee
Kean Cipriano
Music by Eraserheads
Edited by Joshua Mariano
Distributed by Star Cinema
Release date(s)
  • August 15, 2012 (2012-08-15)
Running time 194 minutes
Country Philippines
Language
  • Tagalog
  • English
Box office P68.1 million

The Reunion[1] is a 2012 Filipino teen romantic comedy film directed by Frasco Mortiz and stars Enchong Dee, Xian Lim, Enrique Gil, Kean Cipriano together with Julia Montes, Jessy Mendiola, Megan Young, Bangs Garcia, and Cristine Reyes. The film was released nationwide on August 15, 2012 by Star Cinema.

Plot[edit]

The movie revolves around four young men who have been friends since high school. Several years later, they decide to meet once again. All unhappy with their jobs and lives, they assume that all four of them are having trouble in adulthood due to a mistake they committed way back in high school. They attempt to "fix" the mistake, with some finding the true meaning of love and happiness as they reunite once again.[2]

Cast[edit]

Main Cast[edit]

Supporting Cast[edit]

Reception[edit]

The film opened in number 3 behind The Bourne Legacy and The Expendables 2 grossing $735,632 on its opening week. As of December 2012, the movie has grossed P68.1 Million per Box Office Mojo.[3]

Trivia[edit]

  • The main protagonists resemble the Eraserheads members
  • The movie soundtrack are songs from the Eraserheads
  • Some characters are taken from the Eraserheads' songs like Toyang (Toyang), Shirley, Ligaya (Ligaya), Ali (Alapaap), Julie (Julie Tearjerky), Aling Nena (Tindahan ni Aling Nena), Ning Ning (Paro Parung Ningning), Jay (Hey Jay)
  • The school was named as Padre Orlando Prudenciano University or Pop U! which was taken from the E heads unofficial album or a sample demo.
  • The scene where Joax, Lloyd, Jay and Ali checked in a hotel was named as Andalusian Hotel (taken from the E heads song, Andalusian Dog).
  • The piano played by Miggy (Louis Abuel) and Joax (Xian Lim) was inspired by the E heads album Sticker Happy.

International Screening[edit]

  • August 24 - September 13 (Guam)

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