Critically Acclaimed Film Poor Things Debuts in Philippine Cinemas Today

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Golden Globe winner Emma Stone stars in this fantastical tale, Poor Things

Get ready for an extraordinary Valentine’s celebration with Searchlight Pictures’ latest dark comedy masterpiece, Poor Things, hitting Philippine cinemas today. This cinematic gem, which recently scooped up Golden Globe Awards for Best Motion Picture and Best Performance by a Female Actor in a Motion Picture for Emma Stone, promises a delightful and offbeat cinematic experience.

Critically Acclaimed Film Poor Things Debuts in Philippine Cinemas Today

The film has garnered an impressive 11 Academy Award nominations for 2024, including Best Picture, Best Director for Yorgos Lanthimos, Best Actress for Stone, Best Supporting Actor for Mark Ruffalo, and Best Adapted Screenplay for Tony McNamara, among others, alongside 11 British Academy Film Awards nominations.

Adapted from the renowned novel by Alasdair Gray, Poor Things follows the fantastical journey of Bella Baxter, portrayed by Emma Stone, a young woman who undergoes an extraordinary resurrection. Set in Victorian Glasgow, Bella finds herself under the care of the ingenious scientist Dr. Godwin Baxter, played by Willem Dafoe. Eager to embrace life and knowledge, Bella embarks on a whirlwind adventure with the charismatic lawyer Duncan Wedderburn, portrayed by Mark Ruffalo, traversing continents in search of new experiences and self-discovery.

Featuring an exceptional ensemble cast including Stone, Ruffalo, Dafoe, Ramy Youssef, Christopher Abbott, and Jerrod Carmichael, Poor Things promises a blend of drama, romance, and dark humor, inviting audiences to ponder the complexities of humanity and the pursuit of freedom in a rigid society.

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Don’t miss the chance to witness this multi-awarded cinematic marvel on the big screen. Secure your seats now and join the conversation online using the hashtag #PoorThingsPH. For more updates, follow Searchlight Pictures on Facebook, Instagram, X, and YouTube.

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