Bitter Melon

2018

Comedy / Crime / Drama

95
IMDb Rating 5.6 10 106

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876.67 MB
1280*720
English 2.0
NR
23.976 fps
110 min
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1.59 GB
1920×1080
English 2.0
NR
23.976 fps
110 min
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Movie Reviews

Reviewed by diamondintheroughfilms 9 / 10 / 10

Engaging and original

Bitter Melon is a fresh take on indie filmmaking that is consistently engaging and original throughout. The cast is diverse, the music score is haunting (especially the end credits song by the director himself) and the plot takes some nice twists and turns. It's a strong film from an original voice.

Reviewed by brainwave-2 7 / 10 / 10

Funny and compelling

HP Mendoza is an amazing filmmaker who never let's you off easy. This film is a great look at a dysfunctional Filipino family coming together to confront old demons. Mendoza never lets you relax by saying simply: this is the bad guy, this is the good guy. Writing and performances are great. Well worth looking for.

Reviewed by farleym-19442 7 / 10 / 10

More reasons not to go home for the holidays.

Perhaps for viewers with "normal" families this film may miss the mark. For me it relived the utter depression I used to feel going home for Christmas and resume picking at the scabs of my family life that never ever healed. Let's all eat and see if it medicated the pain....we have everything you ever liked and lots more.Facing the crap we have left behind and pretended was buried. Thanks Mr. Mendoza, I feel less alone now.

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