Kisapmata (1981)


A retired police sergeant has an unnatural stranglehold over his wife and daughter. His claustrophobically enclosed world is threatened when Santos finds herself pregnant and forced to marry a young man. Silayan attempts to extend his influence over his son-in-law, who resists; there is a confrontation…

Director: Mike De Leon.
Writers: Clodualdo Del Mundo Jr., (as Doy Del Mundo Jr.), Raquel Villavicencio (as Raquel N. Villavicencio) & Mike De Leon (screenplay), Nick Joaquin (essay “The House on Zapote St.”) (as Quijano de Manila).
Stars: Vic Silayan, Charito Solis, Charo Santos-Concio, Jay Ilagan, Ruben Rustia, Aida Carmona, Juan Rodrigo, Cora Alforja, Dindo Angeles, Edwin O’Hara, Mandy Bustamante, Mely Mallari, Monette Alfon, Teresita R. Sanchez.


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  1. ftcald
    May 19, 2021

    I have waited so long to see this movie omg thank you so much!!!

  2. Billy Gomez
    January 18, 2022

    REALLY appreciate the site. Thank you so much.

  3. Edsel Delmiguez
    July 28, 2022

    One of Philippine Cinema’s finest films!

  4. Harvy Armada
    October 17, 2022

    Thank you!

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