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Foster Child

AKA: John John

Country: Philippines

Genre: Drama



Thelma and her family prepare to say goodbye to John-John her foster son, who will join his adoptive American family that evening. In the course of the day, Thelma and John-John attend a school performance, visit the foster care agency, and meet the abandoned twin babies that will be Thelma’s future charges. But in their seemingly inconsequential daily activities—bathing, eating, driving — the love they share is most prevalent. As the hour of their separation approaches, the emotional intensity of the day increases. Thelma begins to realize that saying goodbye may not be as easy as she thought.

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  • Cherry Pie Picache
  • Kier Segundo
    (John John)
  • Eugene Domingo
  • Jiro Manio
  • Dan Alvaro

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Vérité film about some of the realities of international adoption.

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We don't get to see many pictures from the Philippines. The ones that reach us are usually well worth watching.

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