About the film
Bukas Bibitayin Si Itay
Release Date: May 10, 1995
|Slogan||:||«The Elmo Sandoval Story»|
|Production Companies||:||Star Cinema – ABS-CBN Film Productions, El Niño Films|
|Director||:||Cesar S.B. Abella|
|Writers||:||Cesar S.B. Abella, Humilde 'Meek' Roxas|
Elmo is an ex-convict who swears on his mother’s remains to live uprightly. After his life in prison, Elmo makes sure to avoid any conflict despite the mistreatment he receives from people. His wife Cathy seems discontent with the meager money her husband makes. Until one time, Cathy finds fancy to Arthur, a rich arrogant brother by their town’s mayor. One day, Elmo catches Arthur abusing his Cathy in their house. He beats up Arthur but the people on the neighborhood stops Elmo from killing him. Arthur escapes from Elmo. However Arthur is murdered by his battered wife Sylvia. Because of Arthur’s brutal death, people wrongly accused Elmo as the killer. Elmo then is sent back to the prison and was sentenced to death. Will Elmo learn to defend himself and fight for justice?