Private Project

Phone Call

Dan is a depressed person who keeps calling his older brothers and sisters for attention, love and care but since all of them were busy with their life no one bothers to answer his call.

What if that one phone call could save him, will you bother to answer it ? Or ignore it?

  • Direk Bee
  • Direk Bee
  • Allan Baruiz
  • Ienah Doron
    Key Cast
    "Doctor (Sibling) "
  • Aubrey Delos Santos
    Key Cast
    "Teacher (Sibling) "
  • Jeff Restauro
    Key Cast
    "Engineer (Sibling) "
  • Clint John Armstrong Cabusas
    Key Cast
    "Call Center Agent (Sibling) "
  • Johnryan Cainila Gabuya
    Key Cast
    "Dan/Bunso (Youngest Sibling) "
  • Allan Baruiz
  • Ibarz Zaldz
    Assistant Director
  • Allan Baruiz
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Feature, Short, Web / New Media, Other
  • Runtime:
    3 minutes 29 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 1, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    120 USD
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    English, Tagalog
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Director Biography - Direk Bee

Direk Bee is a former actor and script writer in CCTN-47 (one of the local channel in Cebu, Philippines) from 2011-2014. His works includes Bino (Wine), Boardmates, Unos (Wave), Tunob sa Kagahapon (Footprints from the Past), Immoral, Pasaylo (Forgiveness), Kahigayunan (Chance), Marco, Mascarade, Ako,ikaw og ang Gugma (You and Me and our Love), I Love You Ma'am, and Posas (Chain) where he played as the lead. He's also a wattpad novel writer who won Watty's 2016 with his masterpiece entitled "Connected".

He started to step up as Director when one of his collegue invited him to write and direct a film for Sinulog 2021 entry. Unfortunately, due to pandemic, the contest was cancelled. But the hope for the film is still there.

Right now, his big dream is to win oscars and inspired others that no matter how small or big time you are when it comes to dream we are one.

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Director Statement

This film incorporates to people with depression. May not entirely explain what they been through, which in reality we really don't know and they could have hard time chanelling it to us. But one of the best way to ease them or help them out is to give time to talk to them. Despite the distance or how hectic our schedule can be we can always take part to listen to them and possibly ease their burden. That one phone call could possibly save them from what they were thinking if you're always there ready to answer and listen.