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An old barren couple goes to the Obando Fertility Rites to petition for a child.

A few years later, the wife conceives miraculously despite her age, but undergoes a difficult pregnancy which is life threatening to both her and her unborn child.

She suffers from hypertension and delivers prematurely, causing a huge risk to her newborn child. After a month of enduring the hardships of caring for a premature baby at the hospital, the couple are finally able to bring home their baby and become a family.

Anak is part of Brillante Mendoza Presents, a collection of films made for television that merge together Filipino culture and Filipino stories. It airs once a month on TV5. Last month was PANATA

Cast:
Romnick Sarmenta, Harlene Bautista, Perla Bautista, Bea Saw, Gay Quililan

Brillante Mendoza with his cinematic genius reminds us once more of the beauty and pain that entails raising a family and of what adversities childless couples are willing to endure and struggle through to fulfil their dream of bearing a child. 




It also highlights the Pinoy religious fervor as reflected by strong faith and trust in miracles and divine intervention.




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