Girl, Boy, Bakla, Tomboy

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  • 2013
  • 1 hr 43 min
  • 5.3  (366)

Girl, Boy, Bakla, Tomboy is a 2013 Filipino comedy film that features Vice Ganda in the lead role, along with Maricel Soriano and Joey Marquez. The film is directed by Wenn V. Deramas and was distributed by Star Cinema. The plot revolves around a family that split into two, which resulted in quadruplets being separated from each other. One of them was given away to the care of their father, while the other three were entrusted to their mother. The quadruplets grew up in different environments and adopted different personalities based on their upbringing. One of them is a girl, the second is a boy, the third is a gay, and the fourth is a transgender woman.

The film centers on the reunion of the four siblings, which creates chaos amidst their differences. The girl, named Girlie, is a fashionista and loves to mingle in high society, while the boy named Peter is a simple guy who wants nothing more than to reunite his family. Meanwhile, the gay named Mark identifies himself as an entertainer and loves men, while the transgender named Panying is sassy and is in search of love.

The story takes off as the parents of the quadruplets, who separated due to marital conflicts, decide on holding a reunion with their children coming together. It's a feel-good film that tackles family issues, love, and acceptance of gender identity.

The movie starts slow, introducing each of the characters and their personalities. The humor is in your face and relies heavily on Vice Ganda's on-screen persona. The story starts to pick up as the siblings start to interact with each other, and the chaotic family dynamic sets in. The movie is a typical Filipino comedy, which includes slapstick humor and witty punch lines.

The film's strength lies in showcasing the acting chops of the cast. Vice Ganda manages to pull off the different personalities of the quadruplets, and his comedic timing is impeccable. Maricel Soriano, who played Girlie's mother, shines in her role as the matriarch of the family. Joey Marquez delivers on his role as the father, who is torn between his love for his children and his marital conflict.

The film also touches upon the issue of gender identity and the struggles that come with it. Panying's character is well-written and is portrayed with sensitivity. Though the character is used as a comedic element in the film, the underlying message of acceptance comes through.

The film's cinematography and direction are average, with no standout scenes. The music is catchy and adds to the film's upbeat tone.

Overall, Girl, Boy, Bakla, Tomboy is a fun and entertaining film that delivers on comedy while tackling issues of family, love, and acceptance. The film's cast and their acting skills elevate its humor, making it a must-watch for fans of the Filipino comedy genre.

Girl, Boy, Bakla, Tomboy is a 2013 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 43 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.3.

Girl, Boy, Bakla, Tomboy
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  • Runtime
    1 hr 43 min
  • IMDB Rating
    5.3  (366)