In the Name of the Mother



Director: Joel C. Lamangan
Year: 2020
Duration: 108′
Language: VOSE / VOSC
Genre: Drama

Carmen is a devoted mother who must cope with the setbacks resulting from her husband’s suicide. Two years earlier he had abandoned her for another woman. The 54-year-old mathematician had taken on debts she could not pay. She recovered the jewellery shop that Carmen managed for her but at the cost of her own life. After the tragic outcome, she only wants to keep the family together, although she cannot control her children.

Joel C. Lamigan, is a filmmaker whose successful career began in both television and theatre. He made his film debut in 1991 with Darna, which was followed by films such as The Flower Contemplation Story (1995), Hustiya (2014), which won an award at the Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival, Isa Pang Bahaghari (2020) and In the Name of the Mother (2020).


November 2020
Available online on FILMIN