Virgie, an elementary school teacher, and Ismael, the captain of the troop assigned to infiltrate the rebels, are lovers in the midst of a military offense in Filomena. Every Monday they meet and make love passionately and violently. One day, due to the disappearance of Virgie's student's father, she falls into the situation to choose between her love for Ismael and her love for her community.
Born in 1982, Nick Joseph Olanka graduated last year from the U.P. Film Institute. Active in the theater arts through the group The UP Repertory Company, he took cinematography classes in Mowelfund Film Institute.
"Monday of Sorrow" is his graduation film. In July 2006, his first feature film "Ang Huling Araw ng Linggo" (The Last Sunday) competed in the Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival and will be in the theaters nationwide in the Philippines from March 28, 2007.
Screening / Award history:
Gawad Parangal para sa Video at Film：2nd Place 2005 Kodak Film School Competition Philippines 2005 Kodak Film School Competition Asia-Pacific