This article's plot summary may be too long or excessively detailed. Please help improve it by removing unnecessary details and making it more concise. December Learn how and when to remove this template message A middle-class Manila neighborhood is home to the Bartolome family.
The story tells about their life during the martial law in the Philippines during the s. Inas a young Gani was fighting with his friend while they were playing a game in the street, their mothers came by to stop the fighting and made them stay away from each other.
In the streets of Manila, protests take place when the Philippines enters the Vietnam War. InPhilippine president Ferdinand Marcos wins his re-election bid as president. At the prom, Gani tries to grope his partner but she accidentally kicks him instead.
The Bartolomes get stuck in traffic in the streets on the way home from the event. A protest happened near the Legislative Building and large protests was the major cause when Ferdinand Marcos declared martial law, there were effigies burned by activists during the recent protest.
In another protest took place in the University of the Philippines and Jules with his best friend Willy Jhong Hilario became activists that same year. Emmanuel begins to write illegal exposure and other kinds of banned literature. Jules and Wily joined a resistance movement and both of them made pledges.
A large number of protesters started to demonstrate outside and they began to sing the Philippine National Anthem, " Lupang Hinirang ", with raised clenched fists. The soldiers were outnumbered and the protesters were trying to push them away but they couldn't so they retreated back to their places.
Gani explains to his father his plans to apply for a job in the US Navy only to be overheard by Jules, who admonishes his actions as lack of patriotism for the Philippines.
Gani angrily explains to him that working for the US government entitles one to a high salary with numerous benefits.
Bingo pulls down a flying kite and Amanda discovers that the kite is made out of an activist newspaper. He convinces that when Marcos was not yet a president in the past, the government signed a treaty between the United States, and the Philippines has no other choice but to recognize that treaty.
InMarcos declared martial law on nationwide television. He also included curfew at night to round up people from going outside to be imprisoned, interrogated, and tortured to death. Gani accidentally impregnates his girlfriend Evelyn Dimples Romana and her sleeping in Gani's room was discovered by Amanda.
Two police cars escort the Bartolomes to Evelyn's house.
At the house, Evelyn's father speaks to the Bartolome couple before blackmailing Gani into marrying her.Feb 17, · This entry was tagged bill of rights, dekada 70 buod, dekada 70 movie, Dekada 70 Movie Review, dekada 70 nobela, dekada 70 reflection, dekada 70 summary, dekada 70 tauhan, dekada warszawa, lualhati bautista, martial law, martial law in the philippines, martial law regime, nobela, philippine constitution, philippine laws, violation of laws.
Feb 10, · ’s Filipino Mainstream Film “Dekada ‘70” Film Critique by: Ivy A. Publico and Leira Saina N. Pura Martial Law was one of the hardest and most momentous era of the Philippine history. Several movies, indie films, novels and autobiographies were made for everybody to witness what happened and how people were making their own martial.
Dekada 70’s Movie Critique. Home / Essays / Dekada 70’s Movie Critique. Set in the ‘70s in Urban Metro Manila. This is a story revolving around a rotation of drama between a married couple (Amanda and Julian) and their five growing boys who have witnessed the shaping of the decade, and their growing involvement in the country’s.
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Reaction Paper: Dekada’70 Dekada '70 (English: "The ’70s") is a Filipino drama film released based on the acclaimed novel by Filipino author, Lualhati Bautista. The film was restored by the ABS-CBN Film Archive. Directed by Chito S. Roño and was released in starring Vilma Santos.
For Film Review: Dekada ’70 2/2 CLICK HERE Dekada ’70 (English: 70s Decade) is a Filipino drama film released based on a book called Dekada ’70 written by Filipino author, Lualhati Bautista.
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