Patay Na Si Hesus Movie (Jesus is Dead) stars Jaclyn Jose and Chai Fonacier Produced by T-Rex Entertainment, distributed by Columbia Pictures Philippines and directed by Victor Villanueva, this Pinoy indie film was one of the 12 official entries at the 2017 Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino, and won 5 major awards from various local award-giving bodies including a FAP Best Supporting Actress award for Chai Fonacier.
Patay Na Si Hesus Movie Plot Summary
In this Cebuano dark comedy movie, Jaclyn Jose plays Maria Fatima (nicknamed Iyay), a food vendor and a single mother of 3 children — Hubert (Vincent Viado), the eldest but has Down Syndrome, Judith Marie, alias Jude (Chai Fonacier), a lesbian and Jay (Melde Montañez), a college graduate but still unemployed, and a cute dog named Hudas.
One day, Iyay announced to her children that their father, her estranged husband Hesus has passed away, and they have to attend his funeral. Later, the family, along with Sister Linda (Mailes Kanapi), Iyay’s sister-in-law; Hudas the dog; and Mia (Miel Espinoza), the daughter of Jude’s girlfriend Mary (Sheen Gener), travel from Cebu to Dumaguete, with Iyay driving their van. Interestingly, their long journey was filled with comical scenes and dialogues.
Below is the complete list of awards won by Patay Na Si Hesus Movie:
2017 FAP Awards
* Best Supporting Actress – Chai Fonacier
2016 QCinema International Film Festival
* Circle Competition – Audience Choice Award
* Gender Sensitivity Award
2017 Star Awards for Movies
* Indie Movie Screenwriter of the Year – Fatrick Tabada and Raymond Lee
2017 Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino
* Jury’s Choice award
Patay Na Si Hesus Movie Cast
Jaclyn Jose, Chai Fonacier, Melde Montañez, Sadie Enriquez, Vincent Viado, Mailes Kanapi, Olive Nieto, Sheen Gener, Bernard Catindig, Miel Espinoza, Albert Chan Paran, Harvey Quimbo, Therese Villarante.
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