Internationally acclaimed director Brillante Ma Mendoza brings us yet another heart-warming story of motherhood and love rekindled. Starring Dionne Monsanto as Tere and YouTube Vlogger and Juan Direction member Daniel Marsh as Johann in the Kadaugan episode from TV5’s Brillante Mendoza Presents that features the “Kadaugan sa Mactan,” one of the festivals in the Queen City of the South that relives the saga of the infamous battle between Magellan and his Spanish troops with the fierce chieftain of Mactan – Lapu-Lapu.
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The episode shows the Filipino’s high hopes and faith in love and happiness which revolves around Tere, a Cebuana who single-handedly raises her five year-old son after suffering from misfortunes of being left by her foreign love interests. “Kadaugan” depicts the unfathomable resilience of the Filipinos despite the raging storms in their lives. It is also a celebration of motherhood and a sincere depiction of family ties and hospitality among Filipinos.
Joining the cast are veteran actresses and Cebu’s pride Suzette Ranillo, Keanna Reeves and Ms. Gloria Sevilla, with Matt Daclan and Albert Chan Paran.
Portraying the roots of Filipino traditions in courtship and hospitality, “Kadaugan” is yet another dauntless television masterpiece by Brillante Mendoza which reflects TV5’s strong commitment as a TV network that provides differentiated entertainment.
Catch “Brillante Mendoza Presents: Kadaugan” on July 30, after Turning Point on TV5.