Sally Malasmas (Toni Gonzaga) applies for a US visa. There she
meets the young and dashing vice-consul Will Derby (Sam Milby)
with a wide, warm and inviting smile. Sally feels it’s her lucky
day! But Will thinks Sally does not have enough ties to the Philippines
that will make her come back. He denies her visa, beams one last
sweet smile at her and turns his back before she could protest.
It isn’t Sally’s lucky day anymore.
Sally Malasmas is a Care
Officer at the National Statistics Office. She’s smart and is
a genuinely caring person who always has a hand to help other
people. But despite her capabilities, Sally feels insecure of
her older sister Charry whom she feels her parents always favored
and always outperformed her. And in love, Sally tends to be needy
and clingy. Her parents and only sister have all migrated to
the United States to embrace the ‘American Dream’. But for Sally,
the Philippines is where she wants to be.
Will Derby is a
dashing vice-consul from the United States Embassy in Manila.
He grew up in predominantly white North Dakota where very few
Filipinos live. But Will is not an American. He’s a Filipino
adopted by an old American couple. He would have avoided being
posted in the Philippines, a place he doesn’t like very much,
if he could. But a promise to his mother to search for his real
parents made him not to. Will has always lived a life of incompleteness
and unbelonging. Even his relationships are fleeting until
he meets Sally.
Sally is only forced to apply for a US Visa
because her sick mom who refuses to come home needs care. So
for Sally, how could Mr. Derby think she’s another TNT when she
never ever dreamed of going to the land of milk and honey?! She
is definitely insulted. And too bad she initially thought he’s
- with english subtitles
This product was added to our catalog on Friday 02 March, 2007.