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Small Voices

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama
Release Date:January 10, 2003
Running time:109 minutes
Cast:Alessandra de Rossi, Dexter Doria, Gina Alajar, Amy Austria, Bryan Homecillo
Director:Gil Portes
Writer:Adolfo Alix Jr., Gil Portes

Description: Filipino filmmaker Gil M. Portes directs the drama Mga Munting Tinig (Small Voices), based on the teaching experience of his niece during the 1980s. Alessandra de Rossi plays Melinda Santiago, an idealistic young woman who takes a teaching position at a small rural school in the Philippine province of Malawig. With a corrupt government and scarce economic opportunities, the townsfolk struggle to survive. While many of the adults choose to join the guerilla military force, the children are made to work on family farms rather than receive an education. Against many of the parents' wishes, Melinda enters her class in a singing competition. Small Voices premiered at the 2002 Toronto Film Festival.~ Andrea LeVasseur, All Movie Guide

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