The Debut – (2000)
Movie: The Debut
Also Known As: The Mercado Family Debut
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Genres: Comedy | Drama
Cast: Dante Basco, Jayson Schaal, Brian Card, Mindy Spence, Nicole Hawkyard, Brandon Martinez, Ernie Zarate, Gina Alajar, Emelita Moll, Gina Honda…
Plot: The story revolves around Ben Mercado, a talented high school senior who has rejected his Filipino heritage. The long-simmering feud between Ben and his immigrant father Roland threatens to boil over and ruin the 18th birthday party of Ben's sister Rose. But to Ben's surprise, his sister's celebration challenges his sense of misplaced identity, and the way he regards his father and grandfather. In one night, Ben faces the true nature of his relationships with his family, his friends, and himself.
Rated: 6.2/10 from 501 votes on IMDb
Release Date: (Philippines)
Tagline: One night can change a lifetime.
Directors: Gene Cajayon
Writers: Gene Cajayon, John Manal Castro
Languages: English, Tagalog, Filipino