Three days ago, director Irene Villmor released the teaser poster for their movie Ulan. Fast forward to today and she posted the official poster. As you all know, the film stars Nadine Lustre and Carlo Aquino.
All the theories and fan stories started pouring in as soon as the trailer came out, it was intriguing because it touched on Filipino folklore stories—remember the tikbalang?
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#UlanOfficialPoster ‘really appreciate all the reactions to the posters, teaser or official… 😊🙏🏼 thank you guys for engaging. ‘hopin’ and wishin’ and crossing my fingers you all watch the movie come show day. all these photos are part of the universe that is ‘ulan’. i am grateful that as a director/writer, i am given the opportunity to have a creative say in everything since day 1 post of ulanmovie ig. this is my first screenplay, nurtured for more than a decade. and the patience and hardwork of everyone involved – from production, post to promo – took 9 months. i couldn’t be any happier to see this movie come alive and hopefully tug in your hearts. ulan is about self-love. but when do we really learn how to love? isn’t it through every little experience in life? paparating na ang ulan. hayaan nating tayo’y basain ng ligaya at pag-ibig ❤️ PS: oh and yes, this is too harlequiny romance no? (wink wink)
Now that the official poster is out, fans are a little more intrigued and even posted a few reactions to the images.
Pls read ?Very very nice interpretation of the teaser and official poster of Ulan ? ? something we can ponder ? napaka deep and mysterious ng Ulan tbh… I shouldnt be suprised cz direk ayrin and nadine r both scorpios?? #jadine #UlanOfficialPoster pic.twitter.com/5gy4JAYol8
— Lady Luster and Careless Bumbum JaDine (@carelessbumbum) February 6, 2019
Just read someone post that Carlo being drenched in the rain while Nadine isn't is like "maaraw pero umuulan" folklore about tikbalangs getting married.
If so, does that mean "tutol ang langit sa pag-iibigan" nila Maya at Peter?
— my inner Psychë (@lovexpsyche) February 7, 2019
Srsly it sparks my interest. I'm a sucker for mystery-themed story and more than the billing what gets me here is the dampness of Carlo Aquino.
The way Nadine is clinging onto him seems to suggest something too! Hmm#UlanOfficialPoster
— terrayeble (@JaDinedelions) February 6, 2019
“Really appreciate all the reactions to posters,” said direk Irene. “All of these photos are part of the universe that is Ulan.” After sharing a little backstory on how this film came alive, she also talked about the movie’s plot. “Ulan is about self-love. But when do we really learn how to love? Isn’t it through every little experience in life?”
Any theories you have in mind before the film comes out in cinemas? Let us know via Twitter or our comments section below.
Photo courtesy of Carlo Aquino’s Instagram account
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