"Tahan na Empoy, Tahan" (1977)
Lotus Films, Inc.
Release Date November 11, 1977
Story and Screenplay Jose Dalisay, Jr.
Film Editor Augusto Salvador
Cinematography Jose Batac, Jr.
Music Ernani Cuenco
Direction Lino Brocka
Cast Niño Muhlach, Snooky (Serna), Alicia Alonzo and Armida Siguion-Reyna/ Also Starring Rosa Aguirre, Lorli Villanueva, Orlando Nadres and Rodel Naval/ with the special participation of Mario O' Hara/ Introducing Allan Ronald Muhlach
(Synopsis) A young widow swallows her pride and goes back to live with her insensitive brothers and sisters. She has earlier left her family to elope with a man they had disapproved of. She suffers extreme humiliation especially from her elder sister but she endures all this so that her two children may have food to eat. (Source: Lino Brocka: The Artist and His Times)
(left- Snooky, Alicia Alonzo, Niño Muhlach; right- Niño Muhlach)
photo, courtesy of pelikulaatbp (James dela Rosa)
Vic Delotavo's sketch of Director Lino Brocka and child star Nino Muhlach