Rent The Debut (2000)

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1h 25min
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Ben is a talented high school senior who dreams of going to art school. His strict immigrant father wants him to accept a scholarship to medical school. The struggle between his family's Filipino traditions and his own American dreams explodes on the night of his sister's eighteenth birthday party. Pressured by his family to attend his sister's "debut" instead of hanging with his white friends, Ben gets more than he bargained for, including a showdown with a childhood friend-turned-thug, and an introduction to a beautiful woman who might teach him a few things about his true culture - and about true love.
, Jayson Schaal, , , , , Ernie Zarate, Gina Alajar, Emelita Moll, Gina Honda, , , Rawlins Apilado, ,
Gene Cajayon
Lisa Onodera
Gene Cajayon, John Manal Castro
Columbia Tristar
Comedy, Drama
Release Date:
Run Time:
85 minutes
English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
Arabic, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, English Hard of Hearing, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.85:1
  • Audio commentary from director Gene Cajayon and writer John Manal Castro
  • 6 Deleted Scenes
  • 5 Featurettes:
  • 'The Little Film That Could: Touring The Contry'
  • 'The Making Of The Debut'
  • 'The Mercado Files: The Art Of The Debut'
  • 'The Mercado Files: The Basco Brothers'
  • 'The Mercado Files: The Debut Music'
  • 2 Short Films:
  • Diary Of A Gangsta Sucka' and the original 'Debut' short films
  • 3 TV spots
  • Gag Reel
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Weblink

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