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Reliving Kathryn Bernardo and Julia Monte’s ‘Way Back Home’

ABS-CBN Film Restoration delivers another compelling family-drama to today’s audiences with the premiere of the digitally restored and remastered version of Way Back Home, starring Kathryn Bernardo and Julia Montes, in the latest edition of Sagip Pelikula Festival on starting today.  

With its story conceptualized by Anna Karenina L. Ramos, Dang Bagas, Vanessa R. Valdez, and directed by veteran filmmaker Jerry Lopez Sineneng, Star Cinema’s 2011 well-regarded film brings the story of long-lost sisters Joanna and Jessica Santiago (Kathryn and Julia).

The cast of Star Cinema’s 2011 film,  ‘Way Back Home.’
The cast of Star Cinema’s 2011 film, ‘Way Back Home.’
 Jessica lives a life full of pain and guilt after losing her sister years back, trying to fill the emptiness felt by her mother, Amy (Agot Isidro), who continuously longs for Joanna’s return. On the other hand, unaware of her true past, Joanna lived simply in a humble fisherfolk family as Ana Bartolome.    

Their lives then intertwine in a fateful encounter when the sisters compete against one another in a swimming competition, with Amy finally finding out that Ana is their lost daughter, Joanna. As Ana reunites with her biological family, Jessica’s feeling of loneliness worsens day by day, with their family’s attention turning towards her sister, causing a rift between the two. 

Starring alongside Kathryn and Julia are Agot Isidro, Lotlot de Leon, Tonton Gutierrez, Sam Concepcion, Enrique Gil, Bella Flores, Ahron Villena, Jairus Aquino, and Clarence Delgado.   

Way Back Home streams tonight at 7:30 on the Sagip Pelikula Festival on KTX. Tickets are now available at for only P150.   

Apart from Way Back Home, Sagip Pelikula Festival has more restored classics in store for today’s audiences, including Flames: The Movie, And I Love You So, Soltera, Paano Kita Iibigin, One More Chance, Miss You Like Crazy, A Love Story, Ang Pulubi at ang Prinsesa, and Labs Kita... Okey Ka Lang? on KTX starting Sept. 15 (Wednesday). 

Topics: ABS-CBN Film Restoration , Kathryn Bernardo , Julia Monte , Way Back Home , Sagip Pelikula Festival , KTX
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