A Seaman's Wife (2003)

Director
Elwood Perez

Main cast
Andrea Del Rosario; Jordan Herrera; Leandro Munoz; Joanne Quintas; Kathryn Bernardo

Genres
Romance, Drama

Description
Lupe (Andrea del Rosario) and Manolo (Leandro Munoz) are a young couple whose marriage life is about to undergo a drastic change when Manolo leaves for another country.


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