Over the course of the quarantine period in the country, online streaming giant Netflix has been adding up Pinoy films to its roster. And now, there’s a little bit of everything on its watch-list— romance, drama, comedy, horror, thriller, and more!
Definitely, Netflix has become one of our home remedies in terms of coping and filling the empty hours of being locked up in our houses. (Read: 3 Ways to Take Care of Your Mental Health While in Quarantine)
Last October 19, the streaming giant once again announced a new a thrilling movie to add to your quarantine watchlist. Alter Me starring Kapamilya star Enchong Dee and Kapuso talent Jasmine Curtis-Smith premieres on Netflix on November 15.
Alter Me on Netflix
The film was directed by RC Delos Reyes and written by Danno Christopher Mariquit. Alter Me began its production late last year with the help of Viva Films and Ten17P. (Read: LOOK: 5 Indie Films on Cinema One Originals’ YouTube Channel)
Alter Me is not your ordinary rom-com movie as it features an unlikely romance between an HR manager (Jasmine Curtis-Smith) and a charming male escort (Enchong Dee). The movie unravels as the HR manager tries to seeks mentorship from the escort on how to better connect with other people and with own her emotions.
Surprisingly, as the two continue with their weird set-up, they develop unexpected feelings for one another.
Speaking ofthe movie’s plot, delos Reyes said that Alter Me aims to remind everyone of the essence of love despite the business of our world.
“Nowadays, in the advent of technology and social media, we put on different masks and we create our own worlds. Hoping that in that world we would be able to find the love and fulfillment we have always been seeking, and not realizing that the true change or ‘altering’ we have to do is always dependent on who we are and how honest we are to ourselves,” delos Reyes said.