Country: Phillipines

Status: Complete

Released: 2014

Genre: Indie

Plot: The movie focuses on a straight-acting gay teenager, David (played by theatre actor Sandino Martin). His grandmother (Boots Anson Roa) raised him while his parents both work abroad. The film starts with him making love with his boyfriend, Jonathan (Angelo Ilagan) on Christmas eve. After their tryst, Jonathan drops him and tells David to forget him. David is heartbroken, especially when he sees Jonathan with someone new on Facebook. He becomes desperate, carves Jonathan’s name on his arm and we see him walking through the crowd aimlessly, planning something deadly inside his mind. He goes to a gaybar and allows himself to be picked up by another gay and they do the act in an abandoned building like animals. Unfriend Movie Review: Gritty Indie Film About A Desperate Lonely Gay Boy Mario Bautista 12:47 PM “UNFRIEND” is the film of Director Jay Altarejos that made waves at the recent Berlinale’s Panorama Section called “compelling”, “stylish” and “powerful” by international critics.