STAR CINEMA joins forces with Ten 17 Productions in Dukot – the biggest suspense-thriller family drama of the year by critically acclaimed director Paul Soriano.
With a fantastic ensemble cast that consists of the amazing talents of Enrique Gil and Shaina Magdayao, along with Ricky Davao, Bing Pimentel, Ping Medina, Alex Medina, Bangs Garcia, Dino Pastrano and Christopher De Leon, Dukot is a gritty film that aims to expose the horrors and trauma of kidnapping.
The film is centered on the family of a rich government commissioner. The family goes through hell when Carlo (Gil), who is estranged from his father, is kidnapped. Carlo must be rescued, otherwise he will be forced to fight for his life to escape a ruthless gang of ex-military mercenaries. The film revolves around two families that come from two totally different worlds. Uncontrollable circumstances will unleash a chain of events that shall compel these families to do unimaginable things to fight for what they think and feel is right.
It should be noted that Dukot is the very first big-screen collaboration between Enrique Gil and director Paul Soriano.
Enrique is one of the most sought-after leading men of ABS-CBN and he is currently romancing the entire nation as the endearing and adorable Ten Ten on the top-rating primetime series Dolce Amore where he stars opposite Liza Soberano. Enrique has also appeared in a consisted strong of certified box-office hits under Star Cinema such as the romantic comedies Just The Way You Are (2015) and Every Day I Love You (2015). Dukot, being a dark, adrenaline-pumping thriller, promises to show a different side of Enrique’s formidable talent as one of the top young actors of the industry today.
Paul Soriano on the other hand gained mainstream popularity and recognition for his cutting-edge movies such as A Jouney Home (2009), Thelme (2011), and Kid Kulafu (2015). Transit (2013), which Paul Soriano produced under Ten 17 Productions, was selected as the official Philippine entry for the Best Foreign Language category at the 86th Academy Awards.
Star Cinema is arguably recognized as the premier producer of quality and commercially successful family dramas such as Tanging Yaman, Dekada ’70, and Sa’yo Lamang among countless others as well as cutting edge indie films as OTJ, Kid Kulafu, and The Janitor. Dukot has all the elements of an unforgettable family drama and the gripping suspense of a crime thriller.
Witness how the horrific crime of kidnapping change the lives of innocent people and discover the great lengths a person is capable of doing in defending and reclaiming family.
Dukot, the most riveting family drama of 2016, hits cinemas nationwide beginning July 16 from Star Cinema and TEN17p.