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      The Debut

      2001, Comedy/Drama, 1h 28m

      24 Reviews 1,000+ Ratings

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      Although The Debut offers few surprises, it remains an engaging and well-acted look at the multi-generational immigrant experience. Read critic reviews

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      Eddie Garcia, Dante Basco and Tirso Cruz in 5 Card Productions' The Debut. Roland (Tirso Cruz) serenades his daughter Rose (Bernadette Balagtas) and his wife (Gina Alajar) in 5 Card Productions' The Debut. Dante Basco and Joy Bisco in 5 Card Productions' The Debut. Birthday girl Rose (Bernadette Balagtas) is congratulated after the Singkil dance in 5 Card Productions' The Debut. Dion Basco, Darion Basco, Dante Basco and Derek Basco in 5 Card Productions' The Debut. Joy Bisco and Bernadette Balagtas in 5 Card Productions' The Debut. The Debut (2001) The Debut (2001) The Debut (2001) The Debut (2001)

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      A Filipino-American teenager (Dante Basco) reluctantly attends the coming-out party his father (Tirso Cruz III) is giving for his sister.

      • Rating: R (Language)

      • Genre: Comedy, Drama

      • Original Language: English

      • Director: Gene Cajayon

      • Producer: Lisa Onodera

      • Writer: Gene Cajayon, John Manal Castro

      • Release Date (Theaters):  wide

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      • Box Office (Gross USA): $1.7M

      • Runtime:

      • Production Co: GMA Network Films, Via Digital, Celestial Pictures, 5 Card Productions, Visual Communications

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