To celebrate the joys and pains of motherhood, award-winning director Brillante Mendoza brings us another cinematic masterpiece on TV with “Anak”, a gut wrenching and heartwarming episode of Brillante Mendoza Presents which airs on TV5 this June 25, 2017 right after “Lakbai”.
This episode stars Harlene Bautista as Marissa Ramos “Risa,” Romnick Sarmenta as Alex “Lex: Ramos, Perla Bautista as Joy Bismark, Bea Saw as Michelle Hernandez, Gay Quililan as Lydia Martinez, and Kimmy Maclang as Beth Santos.
The story revolves around a childless couple who decided to go to the famous Obando Fertility Rites to petition for a child. Brillante Mendoza with his cinematic genius reminds us once more of the beauty and pain that entails raising a family and of what adversities childless couples are willing to endure and struggle through to fulfil their dream of bearing a child. It also highlights the Pinoy religious fervor as reflected by strong faith and trust in miracles and divine intervention. Playing the lead roles of this episode is the real-life couple Romnick Sarmenta and Harlene Bautista in their first collaboration with the well-lauded film maker.
This is yet another brave television masterpiece by the award winning Brillante Mendoza and is a reflection of TV5’s strong commitment to be the TV network that provides differentiated entertainment. Catch Brillante Mendoza Presents: Anak on Sunday, June 25 right after Lakbai.