Kuwaresma [The Entity] (2019)

Director: Erik Matti
Writer: Katski Flores
Cast: Sharon Cuneta, John Arcilla, Kent Gonzales, Pam Gonzales, Guila Alvarez, Coohleene Cabasag, Deo Dela Cruz
Part of: /slash Filmfestival
Seen on: 23.9.2019

Luis (Ken Gonzales) comes back home after the surprising death of his twin sister Manuela (Pam Gonzales). His parents – Rebecca (Sharon Cuneta) and Arturo (John Arcilla) – are evasive about what happened to her, but Luis knows that something is up and not just because a psychic, Salve (Guila Alvarez) warned him at the funeral. Because Manuela haunts him every night. He tries to figure out more, but this is easier said than done.

Kuwaresma does great in the beginning but then starts to fall apart once the story actually gets going. I missed a bit of it because I fell asleep, but I can’t say that I regret it.

The film poster showing a wall full of family portraits, splattered in blood, a ghost girl sitting in front of it.
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