That Thing Called Meant-To-Be

  • That Thing Called Tadhana
  • Philippines/2014/100min
  • Director: Antoinette Jadaone
  • Cast: Angelica Panganiban, JM de Guzman
  • Screening Supported by Osaka Asian Film Festival
When Mace is struggling with an overweight luggage at the airport in Rome, Anthony, a good-looking young man who happens to be on the same flight, lends a helping hand. Back home in Manila, Mace invites him to a dinner out, and tells him about the trouble she is experiencing with her boyfriend of eight years who she suspects cheats on her. When Mace says how she longs to cool herself in Baguio, the two decide to go there together, each with their heavy luggage. The romance certainly is budding, but...