Mother Story

System Plus Computer College
1707 E. Rodriguez Sr., Avenue Quezon City



Philippine Literature
2nd Semester – SY 2011-2012

Joshua M. Laforga Julius Castro Miranda
      Student Professor

A Mother’s Story


  Main Character

Protagonist       Antagonist

        Pokwang as Medy Beth Tamayo as Helen

    Supporting Characters

Nonie Buencamino as Gerry – Husband
Xyriel Manabat as Queenie – Daughter
Rayver Cruz as King – Son
Beth Tamayo as Helen – Friend of Helen


Medy, a make-up artist, was given the chance of a lifetime to accompany a concert
star to the United States for a performance. She promised her family that she will
return after a week. However, while in America she stumbled upon a former
classmate who convinced her to stay for good in the land of milk and honey. She
initially refused, but eventually gave in, when she got a call one night for her husband
that they need a big amount of money to bring her youngest daughter to the hospital.
America has not been the friendliest to her and out story begins with her coming
home to Manila literally with nothing.

Medy’s two kids, King and Queenie are now 19 and 7. King struggles with the return of
his mother. Animosity, resentment, same, and anger are issues he has build with
Medy. For the young Queenie, It’s getting to know Nanay… who she thought would one
day come out of a Balikbayan Box. And as for her husband, Medy discovers something
she least expected.


In Seven years.

United States of America.


Man versus Man

Medy was slapped Helen because Helen was reduction of her salaries.

Man versus Environment

Medy can do anything for her family, she accepted offer of Helen and
became an illegal worker in United States of America.

Man versus Himself

Medy has a double thought. She was thinking if she will accept the offer
of her friend and thinking if it is right or wrong.


The film...