EXCLUSIVE: Sue Ramirez on why she gives a 100% grade for the ensemble of ‘Mommy Issues’
Sue Ramirez is one of the lead stars of “Mommy Issues” from Regal Entertainment, Inc., still being shown in various streaming services like Upstream.ph, Ktx.ph, IwantTFC, TFC IPTV. Get tickets for P250 within the Philippines and up to $10 outside the Philippines.
Ramirez elaborates on her role in this follow-up interview with her, and befitting recent Mother’s Day, she speaks also of her love for her mom.
Let me say that Sue Ramirez not only exhibits toughness, feistiness and versatility as I have mentioned in one of my previous articles entitled “From ‘Cuddle Weather’ to ‘Mommy Issues,’ Sue Ramirez is versatility personified.” She certainly strikes me as one bright young actress and I believe everyone should know that about her.
Here is my follow-up interview with Sue Ramirez.
Can you name the three special dishes that your family must have on Mother’s Day?
Okay, so number 1. I will elaborate. Ang unang paborito na ginagawa ng mommy ko para sa akin ay Ensaladang Puso ng Saging. Pang pagana ko yun sa kain. As in, favorite na favorite ko yun pag ginagawa ng mommy ko yun.
The second is her Adobo. I think my mom makes the best, best, best Adobo in the world. And ako kasi lagi ko eto sinasabi na pag nagluto ang mommy ko, talagang addict na addict ako. Tawagin niyo na ako na addict! Pero addict talaga ako sa luto ng mommy ko.
As in every day kahit yun lang ang ulamin ko. Basta luto ng mommy ko ay kakainin ko yun. And hindi ako magsasawa. And I think my number one favorite that my mom makes for me is her kilawin. Yun talaga, proud na proud ako. Kadalasan sa mga set nagdadala talaga ako para ma-share ko ang experience ng kilawin ng mommy ko kasi to the point naaiyak ako sa sarap. Actually, nag paiyak na ako sa luto ng nanay ko. Hello, Adrian Lindayag. Pagkasubo niya [ng] kilawin ng nanay ko, napaiyak si Adrian.
Guys, masarap talaga. Sana matikman ng lahat ng tao sa mundo. It is really, really that special.
How would you grade your own performance in this movie?
How would I grade my own performance? You know, I think I am shy to grade my own performance. I would rather have you grade my performance for me.
But I think naman with all the efforts that were put into making the film, it is fair naman to say I did a good job.
I believe I did a very good job in doing this movie. And I think it is not only yourself kasi… you are not only looking at yourself, but it is also everybody around you. How you react to each other really matters and that really brings the scene up. So, hindi ko ma-judge talaga na ako lang mag isa. Kasi, that is not how I watch films.
I grade the ensemble 100%, each and every one of us. The intention talaga is to really make people happy on Mother’s Day. And it really shows when you watch the movie.
What one line in “Mommy Issues” is meaningful for you on a personal level? What memories or thoughts come to your mind with that particular line from the movie?
Okay, so lagi brini-bring up ni Katya ang edad niya at ang edad ng mommy niya. And she sees this in a different perspective. She sees this as, “Ako puwede ko pa gawin mga ginagawa ko because I’m young. Because I can still do this!”
But I think we should look at it from a different perspective. Like yung mga mommies natin… Yes, they are aging but they are still as beautiful as ever. And whatever they want to do in their lives, I think we should be supportive as they were supportive of us. Di ba, habang lumalaki tayo at tumatanda tayo, dapat ganun din ang suporta natin sa kanila habang tumatanda din sila.
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