Is My Fake American Accent worth watching?

Should you make the effort or will only call center people care? blogger Ria Limjap dissects.

blog-header_slacks...Until June 23, Indie Sine at Robinsons Galleria is playing My Fake American Accent, a finalist at last year's Cinemalaya at the Cultural Center of the Philippines.

Directed by Ned Trespeces, MFAA (as I shall now refer to it) tells the story of five call center agents: Eric (Jonathan Neri), the awkward newbie, Samp (Cherry Mae Canton), the Goth girl, Astrid (Tracy Abad) the geeky chick, Buster (Miro Valera), the military school drop-out, and Meryl (Martin de la Paz), the guy named after the actress because he can do accents. Then there's their team leader Ms. Seva (played by theater actress Mailes Kanapi) who alternately bullies and coaxes them into raising the team's metrics. Who knew the stakes could get so high in the world of BPO...

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