Hiram na Mukha

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  • 1992
  • 7.1  (18)

Hiram na Mukha is a Filipino drama film from 1992 that stars Christopher De Leon, Cesar Montano, and Maritoni Fernandez. The movie revolves around the story of a young girl named Rosanna (Maritoni Fernandez) who was born with a severe facial deformity. She was shunned and ridiculed by her peers in society, causing her to be withdrawn and lonely.

Despite her difficult circumstances, Rosanna finds a job in a shoe factory where she meets Jaime, played by Cesar Montano. Jaime is hardworking and charismatic, and he takes a special interest in Rosanna, helping her overcome her fears and become more confident in herself. They eventually fall in love, but their relationship is challenged by Jaime's mother who is against their love affair.

Meanwhile, Christopher De Leon plays the role of Dr. David Henares, a renowned plastic surgeon who is known for restoring the confidence of patients with facial deformities. He encounters Rosanna in his clinic and offers her a chance at a new life by offering to perform plastic surgery on her. The operation is successful, and Rosanna is transformed into a beautiful young woman, which changes everything around her.

Rosanna soon gets caught up in the attention she receives with her new looks, and she gets arrogant and forgets about her old life. Jaime is troubled by her new behavior, and their relationship is further tested when Rosanna's former classmates and colleagues in the shoe factory discover that the beautiful woman is actually their former friend who had been shunned because of her facial deformity.

Throughout the movie, Hiram na Mukha explores important themes such as the value of inner beauty, self-acceptance, and the price of looks. It also highlights the importance of a loving and supportive community in helping individuals overcome their difficulties.

The film was directed by Jose Javier Reyes and written by Ricardo Lee, and it was highly praised for its excellent cinematography and groundbreaking storyline. The acting performances of the lead actors, Christopher De Leon, Cesar Montano, and Maritoni Fernandez, were also noteworthy, with Montano winning at the Philippine Movie Press Club's Star Awards for Movies for Best Supporting Actor in a drama.

Hiram na Mukha continues to be relevant even in today's society, where there is still discrimination against people who do not fit society's standards of beauty. The movie's message is still relevant in encouraging people to look beyond physical appearance and see the beauty within each individual. It is a heartwarming story that reminds us that love and acceptance can overcome any obstacle, and that we should embrace our true selves, no matter what society may think.

Overall, Hiram na Mukha is a masterpiece that stands the test of time. With its exceptional storytelling and strong messages, it is a must-watch film that will touch the hearts of viewers of all ages.

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    7.1  (18)