|Wanted: Perfect Mother (1970 film)|
Lino Brocka's Wanted: Perfect Mother
1996 remake of Wanted: Perfect Mother
|Directed by||Lino Brocka|
|Produced by||Lea Productions|
|Written by||Mars Ravelo (Story), Lino Brocka (Screenplay)|
|Starring|| Dante Rivero|
|Music by||D'Amarillo and Danny Subido|
|Editing by||Felizardo Santos|
|Distributed by||Lea Productions|
Wanted: Perfect Mother is the first film directed by renowned Filipino director Lino Brocka. Released in 1970, it is a dramatic movie dealing with the issues of substitute parenting in Philippine society. The movie was adapted from the original komiks novel of Mars Ravelo from Pilipino Komiks. It was Lea Productions' official entry to the 5th Manila Film Festival in 1970.
A 30-year-old widower realizes that his three children need a mother figure. His youngest daughter feels lonely and finds it hard to cope with schooling. He scouts around for a tutor for his daughter, someone who could also act as her playmate and friend. The lady who arrives -- a cheerful singer and tutor -- brings light to their home lives. Eventually, the father falls in love with her.
- Dante Rivero
- Boots Anson-Roa
- Liza Lorena
- Caridad Sanchez
- Mary Walter
- Etang Disher
- Eddie Mercado
- Gina Alajar
- Arnold Gamboa
- Snooky Serna (debut)
- Movie World Magazine, Manila: Movieworld Publications, December 15, 1970
- Wanted: Perfect Mother (1996) Synopsis. Accessed 30 April 2009.