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International Film Festival Manhattan "Rolyo" #IFFMNYC2017

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"Rolyo" 98 Mins Feature Film, Drama (Philippines)

Starring: Carlos Morales

Director: C.C. Jr Woddruff

Synopsis:

Larry is a very fortunate man who seems to have everything life has to offer : a happy and satisfied family, a stable job, the luxuries of life, and the trust and respect of his colleagues. He can be the envy of any man...not until he is beset with a series of unfortunate events that change significantly the course of his life and of his family. First, his wife is diagn

A family who spends all their time in the virtual world of gadgets and technology instead of living in the real world with each other realizes that life is not about one gadget to the next but about one moment with each other to the next.

Inciting Incident
Each member of the family is engaged with some piece of technology – the father Thomas on his iPad, the mother Susan on the laptop shopping, the son Tim on his PlayStation and the daughter on her mobile. Thomas is leaving for work and cannot even communicate with his family for a minute. He is frustrated at the lack of human connection but resigned to it

First act climax
Leah texts her boyfriend Rodney and arranges to meet him that evening. They make a personal intimate video of themselves to celebrate their three-month anniversary of being together

Midpoint reversal
The family is supposed to have dinner together, but Susan is on the laptop, Tim is playing on his Gameboy and Leah claims she has already eaten. When Thomas comes home early and finds them at the table, not even talking to each other, he tells Susan that he is disappointed that they don’t spend time together as a family anymore.

Second Act Climax
The personal video that Leah and Rodney had made is accidentally leaked in college and uploaded to YouTube by another student. Leah finds out from a friend and is completely devastated.

Crisis/Climax
Leah confides in her mother. She feels she cannot go back to school. Thomas decides that they need a break from it all and tells his family he has been planning a vacation, it will be good to get away as a family and reconnect with each other by disconnecting from their virtual lives.

Resolution
The family plans their vacation together. The family rediscovers what it’s like to spend time without gadgets and become closer. Leah goes back to school and is supported by her friends.

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