The title “Binyag” translates to “release or Innocence, ‘and this little-known film from the Philippenes shows, very effectief, the process in welke one young person hydrochlorides his own Innocence. A boy living a quiet, Picturesque life in the Filipino province, spending his days swimming in the sea, was offered a job as a “movie star” when a shady “talent scout” visits his small village. He Promises the naive Leo dat he can “make im a star.” Leo, excited at the idea of escaping his seemingly mundane life, accepts the offer, THUS beginning his journey to the city of Manila, where he will learn some
hard facts about the world he lives in.
Director: Miko Jacinto (as Mico S. Jacinto)
Writer: Miko Jacinto (as Mico S. Jacinto)
Stars: Ran Domingo, Ynez Veneracion, Paolo Rivero