Paano Kita Iibigin

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"He turned his back on life. Life turned its back on her. Everyone deserves a second chance."
  • 2007
  • 6.0  (56)

Paano Kita Iibigin, a Filipino romantic comedy-drama film that released in 2007, took the movie's fans on a rollercoaster ride of emotions. The film stars Piolo Pascual and Regine Velasquez in the lead roles, with Eugene Domingo, as Regine Velasquez's best friend. It is directed by Joyce E. Bernal and produced by Viva Films. Paano Kita Iibigin tells the story of Clarisse (Regine Velasquez), a successful businesswoman who owns a travel agency but has not yet found the love of her life. Her parents always bicker and fight, making her hesitant to get serious with any guy. However, her life takes a drastic turn when she meets Simon (Piolo Pascual), a notorious womanizer who happens to be her business associate's cousin. Initially, Clarisse hates Simon because of his rude and arrogant behavior, but soon enough, the two develop feelings for each other.

The first half of the movie is full of humorous scenes, with Eugene Domingo providing most of the comedy as Clarisse's best friend, Divina. Her witty one-liners and hilarious antics bring much-needed lightness to the film, making the audience laugh out loud. The film reveals that Simon is hiding a family secret that only Clarisse's mother knows. Meanwhile, Clarisse's father is suffering from a fatal health condition that pushes the romance between Simon and Clarisse into overdrive. As the movie goes into its third act, the mood shifts to a more dramatic tone, with the focus on Simon's family secret and Clarisse's father's deteriorating health.

While Paano Kita Iibigin may sound like a typical romantic-comedy, it is anything but that. It delves into the dark, everyday realities of life, including parental strife, unrequited love, illness, and death. It evokes powerful emotions, as the audience is given a deep insight into the characters' internal battles. The film's title, which translates to "How will I love you?", refers to the struggles of the lead character Clarisse as she tries to balance career, love, and family.

Regine Velasquez's performance as Clarisse is nothing short of outstanding. Her character's internal conflict is portrayed with such nuance and sensitivity that the audience can't help but feel for her. Piolo Pascual's portrayal of Simon, a man with a terrible past but a heart of gold, is equally praiseworthy. He imbues the character with the right amount of charm, humor, and drama, making the audience fall in love with him regardless of his bad boy image.

Additionally, the music in Paano Kita Iibigin is as excellent as the acting. With songs such as "Paano Kita Iibigin," "Kailan Kaya," and "Ngayong Wala Ka Na," Regine Velasquez proves her worth as the country's Songbird, showcasing her incredible vocal range and versatility. The romantic tunes in the movie add an extra layer of sentimentality, making the audience root for the characters even more.

Overall, Paano Kita Iibigin is an unforgettable film that audiences will remember for years to come. The talented cast, nuanced performances, and excellent music come together to create a movie that is not merely a romantic-comedy but an exploration of the joys and sorrows of human existence. Whether audiences are looking for a good laugh or a good cry, Paano Kita Iibigin will provide both.

Paano Kita Iibigin is a 2007 drama. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.0.

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