Kailangan Kita

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Kailangan Kita
Official Movie Poster
Directed by Rory B. Quintos
Starring Aga Muhlach
Claudine Barretto
Distributed by Star Cinema
Release date
November 6, 2002
Country Philippines
Language Tagalog, English
Box office P98,903,756[1]

Kailangan Kita (I Need You) is a 2002 film in the Philippines that tackles a beautiful love story shot in the province of Albay. Claudine Barretto plays the lead role Lena, a simple lady in the province and Aga Muhlach as Carl a Filipino working in the United States who made a visit in Albay to fix his wedding with Lena's elder sister. This movie is under Rory Quintos' direction and produced by Star Cinema, ABS-CBN film productions.


New York-based celebrity chef Carl Diesta is coming home to the Philippines after being away for seventeen long years to marry his fiancee, supermodel Chrissy Duran, in her hometown of Albay province. With Chrissy still being held up somewhere in Europe for a photo shoot, Carl has to meet her family by himself and instantly impresses everyone except for Chrissy's father, Papay Rogelio. Here Carl gets to meet Chrissy's other sister - Lena. Through Lena, Carl has now come to terms with his forcibly forgotten identity - both as a son and as a Filipino. Lena has also awaken a love in Carl that he has never felt before.



  1. ^ YES! Magazine's 20 Stars Who Ruled the Decade, May 2010