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Viva adapts popular ‘hugot’ novel into millennial romantic film

How long does it take you to get over your previous relationship?

Viva adapts popular ‘hugot’ novel  into millennial romantic film
Yassi Pressman, Shy Carlos, Louise Delos Reyes, Marco Gumabao and Sam Concepcion give life to the colorful characters in 'Para Sa Broken Hearted.'
Perhaps there’s no definitive answer to this question. But if you’re wondering how much time it’ll take you to get over your ex, there are widely accepted ways to figure it out—just move on, make yourself busy and preoccupied, and or look for a substitute (for love). 

It’s true that it’s easy to be said than done but most of the time, the next thing you know it, you’re already okay and ready to love again. 

This exact premise was the main theme of conversation during the press launch of Para sa Broken Hearted, a romantic film that is ready to stir everyone’s emotions. 

Viva adapts popular ‘hugot’ novel  into millennial romantic film

The movie is an adaptation of the best-selling book by renowned young “hugot” novelist” Marcelo Santos III

To be released nationwide on Wednesday, Oct. 3, by Viva Films and Sari Sari Films, the film stars Yassi Pressman, Shy Carlos, Louise Delos Reyes, Marco Gumabao and Sam Concepcion who give life to the characters Shalee, Jackie, Kath, Dan, Alex and RJ.

Shalee (Yassy) is a bubbly photography enthusiast who is battling with a heart ailment She has had feelings for Alex (Sam) since their younger days.

Alex is into arts. His favorite subject to draw is that of monsters. Everybody treats him like he’s invisible, but Shalee’s attention and affection changes his view about life. 

Jackie (Shy) is an absolute go-getter believing in girl power as she was raised by her mother and grandmother. She falls for RJ (Marco), and does everything just to get close to him. 

Viva adapts popular ‘hugot’ novel  into millennial romantic film

RJ is a varsity player and a smooth-talker which is a solid combo to attract girls. He is used to girls falling for him. He promises Jackie that he would never do anything to hurt her.

Kath (Louise) is an adventurous gal who is tough on the outside but soft on the inside. She meets Dan during a time when she’s mending a broken heart.

Dan (also played by Sam) is a good conversationalist, lending his ears to Kath who is a complete stranger. But there’s a mysterious vibe around him since he doesn’t say much about himself. 

As their stories unfold, see how the characters go from being blissfully in love to failing miserably in keeping their happiness last. Discover the connection of their lives through their broken hearts, and how it will pave the way to acceptance and moving on.

Marcelo Santos III expressed his approval on the actors’ portrayal of their characters. He was present during the film’s shooting, and he’s happy that the vision of director Digo Ricio is aligned with how he saw his book to be interpreted on screen.

Giving more feels to the movie is the theme song entitled “Ang Awit Natin”, sung by Janine Teñoso, composed by Jazz Nicolas and Wally Acolola, the winning tandem behind the hit song “Di Na Muli.”

Topics: Marcelo Santos III , Para sa Broken Hearted , assi Pressman , Shy Carlos , Louise Delos Reyes , Marco Gumabao , Sam Concepcion , Janine Teñoso
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