“TO what extent can a mother sacrifice just to give her child a better life?”
An official selection to the 40th Asian American International Film Festival (AAIFF), “The Pleasure Of Being Served” by Michael Manese is a story of inner struggle between principle and pragmatism.
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The 15-minute short film centers on Rosa, a single mother from the Philippines who chose to work in the U.S as a domestic helper with the hope of bringing his son along to the “the land of the free.”
She works for a young and rich American named Hudson, who is caught between two lovers at the same time: Lynn, also a Filipina, and Jen, an American who both don’t know about Hudson’s shenanigans. Having befriended both of them,
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