|Directed by||Joel Lamangan|
|Produced by||Vic del Rosario|
|Written by||Mel Mendoza|
|Starring|| Sharon Cuneta|
Judy Ann Santos
Christopher de Leon
|Music by||Jesse Lasaten|
|Editing by||Tara Illenberger|
|Distributed by||Viva Films|
|Running time||112 minutes|
Magkapatid is a movie about how two sister tackles their relationship from being the best to being the worst after being struck by misfortune. Starring Sharon Cuneta and Judy Ann Santos as the sisters, the movie shows how people deal with grief and how they accept it. It is directed by Joel Lamangan and was released in 2002 under Viva Films.
Liza was married at an early age, with a jobless husband, Mike, their family survives through the support of what her sister gives her. Cita, Liza's sister, is a well renowned doctor who has everything, so giving support to her sister and her family is nothing for her, she even bought them a house across theirs so that their families could spend the years with each other.
Liza and Mike has two kids, Marco and Miguel while Cita and her husband Bobby has one named Justin. Tragedy struck when Cita's only son Justin and Liza's son Marco drowned on a trip. Cita blamed Liza for the accident because she failed to keep her word of taking care of her son. Not knowing how to deal with the accident, Cita's life slowly fell apart; her husband left her and her relationship with her sister only worsened.
Liza, with a broken relationship with their family supporter, struggles on how to keep her family alive. Eventually her son got sick and in order to keep her son alive, she agreed with the deal to let her sister keep his son in exchange for the one Cita lost.
In the end, the sisters reconciled and resolved the past that pushed them apart of each other.
|Judy Ann Santos||Lisa|
|Christopher De Leon||Bobby|
|2003||FAMAS Awards||Best Actress||Sharon Cuneta (Nominee)|
|2003||FAMAS Awards||Best Editing||Tara Illenberger (Nominee)|
|2003||Gawad Urian Awards||Best Supporting Actress||Judy Ann Santos (Nominee)|
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