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Filipino film Thy Womb to screen at Dubai film fest

VENICE, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 06: (L-R) Actresses Lovi Poe, Nora Aunor, director Brillante Mendoza and Mercedes Cabral …

Filipino film fans in the UAE are in for a treat this December as critically acclaimed drama 'Thy Womb' is slated to screen at the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF).

The film directed by Brillante Mendoza and starring veteran actress Nora Aunor follows a woman's struggle with infertility and her husband's desperate wish for a son.

‘Thy Womb’ screened to rave reviews at the Venice Film Festival earlier this year, bagging the prestigious P. Nazareno Taddei Award (Special Mention) award.

This year's DIFF runs from December 9-16 with top international stars Cate Blanchett and Colin Firth already confirmed to attend.

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