PANAGINIPAN (The Dreaming)


Short Narrative 2007 / Colour / 15 min / Philippines


“Panaginipan” is the story of two young, deeply disturbed women, Sara and Mona, struggling to find an end to the pointlessness of life. After exhausting all means of suicide, they discover a foolproof way to end it all – that is, to consciously decide to stop breathing.

Director: Anna Isabelle Matutina
Script: Anna Isabelle Matutina
Cinematographer: Ogi Sugatan
Editing: Anna Isabelle Matutina
Production Designer: Anna Isabelle Matutina
Production Manager: Gary Rada
Assistant Directors: Raz Dela Torre and Norman Baguisa
Music: Pinky Aunario
Actors: Marie Ronquillo, Regina Estrada, Lorena Landicho, Rovie Dela Cruz


Official Selection, Jakarta Slingshorts in Indonesia 2006
In Competition, 6th International Women’s Film Festival, Philippines 2006
Finalist, Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival 2005

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