Batanes (film)

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Batanes Movie Poster
Directed by Adolfo Alix, Jr. and Dave Hukom
Starring Iza Calzado
Ken Chu
Music by Jesse Lucas
Cinematography Ramoncito Redoble
Editing by Miren Alvarez-Fabregas
Distributed by Ignite Media, Inc.
GMA Films
Release date(s) December 5,2007
Country Flag of the PhilippinesPhilippines
Language English

Batanes 2007 drama film about a heartwarming relationship between two people of different cultures. It is a is a joint film by Ignite Media, Inc. and GMA Films. Starring Iza Calzado and Taiwanese superstar Ken Chu of Meteor Garden, Batanes will make viewers realize that love, indeed, knows no borders.



Pam (Iza Calzado) meets Rico (Joem Bascon) an Ivatan, and decides to leave her stressful life in the city to follow him to Batanes to meet his parents Boy and Lydia (Bembol Roco and Daria Ramirez, respectively) and marry him. Pam tries to adapt to the Ivatan way of life but hates the sea that Rico loves so much. Her hatred for the sea intensifies when her husband Rico dies in a fishing accident. Pam is devastated and decides to go back to Manila. But when she sensed that the sea was laughing at her failure, she chose to stay in Batanes to be with Rico's family. In one of her trips to the sea, she accidentally meets Kao Ken Chu, a Taiwanese, whom she rescues during a storm. As they spend time together, the two eventually fall for each other despite language barriers and cultural differences.




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