Crying Ladies | 2004
Three friends cope with day-to-day life in one of Manila's poorest neighborhoods. Stella is struggling to put her life together after serving a year in prison. She has lost her husband and custody of her 7-year-old son. Living in a hovel, she survives on whatever work she can find enlists her two friends Doray and Choleng to work as "criers" during the wakes preceding traditional Chinese funerals.