A socio-realist drama-comedy ﬁlm, it follows a seemingly usual day in the life of LOIDA MALABANAN (Vilma Santos) as she embarks on yet another shooting day of a soap opera as an extra. As the shoot goes on, we get a glimpse of the truth in the ruling system of the production as well as the exploitation of the marginalized laborers like her.
Ms. Vilma Santos, Marlon Rivera, Vincent de Jesus, Ruby Ruiz, Tart Carlo, with the special participation of Piolo Pascual, Pilar Pilapil, Cherie Gil, Cherry Pie Picache, Richard Yap, and Marian Rivera
Director - Jeffrey JeturianScreenplay - Zig Dulay, Antoinette Jadaone & Jeffrey JeturianLine Producer - Charyl Chan-De GuzmanProduction Design - Ericson NavarroDirector of Photography - Lee BrionesSound Design - Addiss Tabong and Wild SoundEditors - Glenn Ituriaga, Zig DulayProducers - Atty. Joji Alonso, Ferdinand LapuzExecutive Producers - Josabeth Alonso, John Victor Tence, Jeffrey Jeturian, Vilma Santos-Recto
Ekstra is Jeffrey’s 9th film and his second for Cinemalaya’s Directors Showcase. In 2011, his entry “Bisperas” won the Best Picture in the Directors Showcase category of the Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival. He is currently busy directing the highly popular TV soap “Be Careful With My Heart”.
3 years 3 months ago by Rea Robles
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