Balahibong Pusa is a 2001 Filipino drama film directed by Yam Laranas and written by Jay Abello and Laranas himself. The film is the directorial debut of Laranas and the first-ever sexy role by Rica Peralejo who was previously one of the most beloved teen actresses. Peralejo’s role fueled controversy among her fans.
Balahibong Pusa Plot
Sarah (Joyce) is not happy about the idea of her mother Vivian (Elizabeth) getting married to Michael (Julio Diaz). But when she confronts her and Vivian describes how happy she is, Sarah eventually gives her consent. Sarah is hesitant about Michael though. She feels that Michael desires her but is helpless because he has Vivian’s trust that Vivian even goes out of her way to the two comfortable with each other. All these Sarah confides to her ‘ friend’ Nick (Jay Manalo) with whom she has a relationship that her mother disapproves. It ironic but Nick also happens to be a mechanic at Michael’s shop and is at the same seeing Becky (Rica). What Michael witnesses one fateful night turns out to be a revelation that eventually decides their fate.
Balahibong Pusa Cast
Joyce Jimenez, Elizabeth Oropesa, Julio Diaz, Jay Manalo, Rica Peralejo