With the outstanding success of “Kita Kita”, one of its producers, Piolo Pascual, might have gotten his want.
In a current interview with InterAksyon, Piolo shared his views on what makes “Kita Kita” an impressive movie, and why moviegoers ought to see it.
“It’s cliché to say that this film is different from all the films that we’ve done before, but it’s for the people to know that’s it’s really different. It’s a different kind of love story. But they have to see it for themselves to realize that it’s one great story that needed to be told,” he stated.
The movie tells the story of Lea and Tonyo, two OFWs in Japan who fall into an unlikely romance. The catch is that Lea misplaced her imaginative and prescient after a failed engagement along with her Japanese boyfriend, and falls in love with Tonyo in her blind state, bringing literal context to the saying “Love is blind.”
Directed by Sigrid Andrea Bernardo, the movie was produced by Spring Films, a manufacturing firm Piolo co-owns with director Joyce Bernal and producers Erickson Raymundo and Suzanne Shayne Sarte.
As somebody who’s been within the trade for a very long time and who now produces movies, Piolo additionally commented on current controversies involving the Metro Manila Film Festival and, in the identical vein, imparted his excessive hopes for the native movie trade.
“I assume the underside line is we simply need a greater enjoying area for everybody. But on the finish of the day, it’s nonetheless your viewers who will select if they need to watch your movie.
“But for me I simply really feel, I hope we’re extra empowered and that we now have extra assist from our viewers and completely different companies of the federal government, so that we now have higher assist from the folks not simply throughout festivals. I hope additionally that folks will be taught to love our personal, be taught to patronize native movies that approach, everyone blissful.”
If the P90 million “Kita Kita” earned on its first week had been any indication, native moviegoers are studying to patronize Filipino movies, even within the absence of big-name stars.
Kita” is topbilled by Alessandra de Rossi and comic Empoy Marquez, two actors who, regardless of proving their mettle by way of earlier performances and awards, haven’t essentially achieved staggering box-office success in earlier tasks.
“Kita Kita” provides one other line to Piolo’s lengthy roster of accomplishments and but, the actor, singer and movie producer nonetheless hasn’t satiated his thirst for reinvention.
He shares, “I have so many dreams, I’ve so many plans and goals and I won’t stop at nothing, I guess. What’s important is that you always excite yourself and your viewers with something you haven’t done before. So there’s a conscious effort to always challenge yourself to do things that you haven’t done before.”
Piolo stays grateful for the alternatives that come his approach, but additionally understands that blessings shouldn’t stream one approach.
As an Essilor model ambassador, Piolo not too long ago kicked off Essilor Vision Foundation’s Eye Can Succeed marketing campaign. The stated marketing campaign includes discussing the significance of well being imaginative and prescient to highschool college students and distributing prescription glasses to chosen recipients. Coincidentally, it ties in with one of the weather of “Kita Kita” — poor eyesight.
“With Essilor I’ve been an ambassador for about a couple of years and just like our battlecry for this program, ‘Eye Can Succeed,’ I believe that these kids can have a better future by having better eyesight.”
“It’s important to pay it forward. Do causes like this, have an advocacy, and most of all, just keep it professional whenever you act, whenever you perform, because it’s all part of the package. You’re given so much, you’re blessed with so much. So just present yourself in the best way possible and be able to inspire and put a smile on other people’s faces also,” stated Piolo.