Ikaw ang Pag-ibig (You Are Love) is a religious family-drama released by Star Cinema with Archdiocese of Caceres and Marilou Diaz-Abaya Film Institute and Arts Center. In commemoration with the tercentenary of the devotion to Our Lady of Peñafrancia, the patroness of the Bicol Region in the Philippines comes a sincere and touching film about people seeking for faith, hope, joy and love.
Ikaw Ang Pag-ibig movie topbills Jomari Yllana, Marvin Agustin and Ina Feleo. It also stars Jaime Fabregas, Nonie Buencamino, Shamaine Centenera, Yogo Signh and Eddie Garcia. In a film written, produced and directed by the award-winning Marilou Diaz-Abaya.
The movie revolves around a young, contemporary, rebellious woman Vangie Cruz (Ina Feleo), whose family life and career as a video editor are disrupted when her only brother, a newly ordained priest, Fr. Johnny (Marvin Agustin), is diagnosed of Acute Myeloid Leukemia. As a sibling, Vangie is called upon to be a donor for Fr. Johnny’s bone marrow transplant. At first, Vangie is very reluctant. She has a clinical phobia for medical procedures, the reasons for which are rooted in an attempted, but botched, abortion which she suffered through many years earlier and has since been troubled about. Her life is saved by Dr. Joey Lucas (Jomari Yllana) with whom she has a love child, and whom she eventually marries. Vangie’s dysfunctional family gravitates around Fr. Johnny, and in their struggle to cope with his illness, find themselves drawn to Ina, begging for her intercession. Their prayers are answered, not so much by way of a miraculous cure for Fr. Johnny, but by the grace of conversion, of love, of forgiveness, reconciliation, and hope.
Ikaw Ang Pag-ibig has been Graded ! by the Cinema Evaluation Board (CEB_ and Rated PG-13 by the Movie and Television Ratings and Classification Board (MTRCB).It has also been endorsed by the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP), the Association of Catholic Universities (ACUP) and the Manila Archdiocese and Parochial Schools, Association, Inc. (MAPSA). Ikaw Ang Pag-Ibig movie released on September 14, 2011 and is now showing in theaters nationwide!