The teaser-trailer for Derick Cabrido’s “Clarita”, an occult horror-drama, starring Jodi Sta. Maria and Ricky Davao, has been dropped via Black Sheep.
The 60-seconder preview shows snippets of the titular character, played by Sta. Maria, as she ostensibly becomes possessed by a demon. The film is inspired by the 1953 demonic possession case of 17-year old Bicolana, Clarita Villanueva. The official synopsis goes:
After learning that a group of doctors were killed by super natural forces, Fathers Salvador (Ricky Davao) and Benedicto (Arron Villaflor) will have their faith tested when they are tasked to perform an exorcism on a possessed woman named Clarita (Jodi Sta. Maria).
Cabrido’s last efforts were the crime-drama “Purgatoryo” and the fantasy-drama “Tuos”, which starred Ms. Nora Aunor. “Clarita” marks the director’s first foray into horror, unlike his lead star, who appeared in numerous horror films, including Jet Leyco’s “Second Coming” which premiered earlier this year.
“Clarita” is coming soon in Philippine theaters. Watch the teaser-trailer here: