Movie of the day – 1: In the Navel of The Sea

 

In the Navel of The Sea – Pepito, growing up in a remote fishing village in the Philippines is destined to become the successor of his mother: the only midwife in the whole district, a job given from generation to generation.

In the Navel of The Sea

 

In the Navel of The Sea – As Pepito's mother Rosa who is a widow, becomes pregnant she tries everything to abort the baby because of the shame this would bring. This fails and she sees the only way to protect her son is to commit suicide.

After a while Pepito falls in love with a teacher from the capitol, Mrs. Santiago. But this relationship cannot have a future.

Sa Pusod ng Dagat (En. In the Navel of the Sea) is a 1998 Filipino film directed by Marilou Diaz-Abaya. Starring Jomari Yllana with Chin Chin Gutierrez and Elizabeth Oropesa, it was released by GMA Films and Film Experts, Inc.

The film, was critically acclaimed in local and international film festivals. It premiered on March 13, 1998.

In the Navel of the Sea

 

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