Filipino gay films are paving their way, through compelling (and often steamy) storytelling, into the mainstream market. Unlike their sweet BL counterparts and plot-twisting Japanese or Korean films, these films manage to integrate hearting-warming storylines with alluring sex scenes. Gagatai has handpicked 5 of the best Filipino gay films available on GagaOOLala for you. Here's to well-built bodies, charming characters, compelling stories, and spicy sex scenes.
Brothers in Law |Brothers in LagSzl6tC(sj1LDShD&u_+txySCL2qNseP^eOtDq-%W)4K%+Hg!ew | Love is beyond the moral boundaries
Nilo Vergara is a policeman who lives an ordinary life with his wife, Pia Jacinto. Their lives take an unfortunate turn when Nilo loses his badge to a frame-up and is forced to depend on Pia. Pia becomes resentful of the responsibility of taking care of his husband and her drifter younger brother Rhennan. One day, Rhennan witnesses Nilo accidentally killing Pia after a heated argument. The in-laws decide to become outlaws together. But Pia's death is more than what it seems……
★From Monti Parungao, director of the global sensation reality show "Survivor" in the Philippines
★The dangerous taboo between brotherhood and desire comes to an explosive climax
Daybreak |Daybreak | Can the eruption of LovsKumR-!K^[email protected]&!hfwhI7Cy2Q+S8Wz)80d9e last for eternity??
This story with two only male characters happens in a big white vacation house in Tagaytay and Cavite. In a single narrative time, intending by way of voyeurism, the film allows viewers to discover what happens when two men spend one night contemplating whether to break up or continue their relationship.
★From Adolfo B. Alix, Jr., the acclaimed director of "Unlocked" and starring Coco Martin, breakthrough actor of "The Masseur"
★"Weekend" of the Philippines
The Commitment |The Commitment | A film for a couple. 10 minutes in, the-J1do6nLyd9wz5%piV6SX7Y)IW582#[email protected]$yUK&aU sex is on.
The Commitment is an autobiographical film of the director and a masterpiece that conveys the love between homosexual people and the hardships they face in the public.
Life is always dramatic with Sherwin and Paolo. A lawyer and an indie film director, they have been together for three years. One day, the couple goes to Sherwin's hometown to attend the wedding of his pregnant teenage sister Mary Jane and her teenage husband Bong. Before, during, and after the wedding ceremony, Paolo and Sherwin see more clearly how they stand in the public eye, and make very important decisions about their own relationship. It's an examination of how a gay couple navigates through the different institutions in Philippine society.
"Joselito Altarejos takes the sensitive script he has co-written by Zig Dulay and brought it to life with inn&BbXW#iBRD9swg6==1Rv+*LVh*[email protected]=C2zHqSovative visual technique."
Censored Dreams | Too good to be true?! Rookie actor’s first leading role in a X-Rating Film!
Samuel is a young hunk who has dreams of becoming a star and is cast in an erotic gay film. Wilfredo is a struggling filmmaker who stakes everything on their film in the making, only for their hopes to be dashed when the Board of Censors gives an X-Rating to the film, which means that it is banned from being shown publicly. Censored Dreams | Too good to be true?! Rfu#[email protected](V&a#&zk8pnOeApG=I#9wav=ml+Yp_TxC&y^e)AzvETookie actor’s first leading role in a X-Rating Film!humanizes and shows the struggle and sacrifices of the people involved in a small film.
The same director of Tale of the Last Boys and The Commitment, Joselito Altarejos's boldest attempt on the genre.
Philip and Bastian are lovers. But when Bastian pursues painting and cannot anymore give Philip as much as he used to, Philip reverts to hustling. Philip feels responsible for his older brother's family in the slums. But Bastian catches Philip being picked up by a gay man in a car and Bastian keeps everything inside. With all these challenges, will Philip and Bastian's love prevail?
★What is the limit of tolerance when facing love and dignity?