‘The Annulment’ : The good, the bad, and the ugly of marriage


    Lovi Poe and Joem Bascon star in “The Annulment,” a timely movie that tackles the challenges and trials that relationships go through along the process.

    It is a highly relatable film that resonates with people in relationships, including those couple who has fear of failure in relationships.

    It explores the joys, pleasures, pains, and hardships that committed people experience within the commitment.

    Like in many marriages, there comes a time when that union is tested, one way or the other.

    There will be instances or situations that will occur to test how strong is its foundation and these trials will determine if the couple will decide if they will stick together or go their separate ways.

    This is The Annulment.

    It tells the two different people from different worlds. Gari (Lovi) is born with a silver spoon in her mouth. She is a woman of ambition, who strives to achieve her dreams and succeed in life.

    Sherwin (Joem) is a college dropout, who simply wants to build a family.

    Fate leads Gari and Sherwin on the same path and they instantly feel the attraction.

    Eventually, their lives get entangled in a whirlwind romance and they eventually decide to tie the knot.

    A couple of years in the marriage, problems in the relationship come to the surface. Gari’s frustrations and Sherwin’s unfulfilled promises for a better relationship and better life urges her to come to a decision.

    But Sherwin won’t hear any of it and tries everything that he can to make Gari change her mind.

    Sherwin tries to woo Gari and win her heart again, but the latter is determined that the only way that her husband could make her happy is if he agrees to get an annulment. For her, separation is the best answer.

    “The Annulment,” produced by Regal Entertainment, Inc., also stars Myrtle Sarrosa, JC Tiuseco, Laurah Lehmann, Dianne Medina, Erika Padilla, Nikka Valencia, Manuel Chua, Nico Antonio, Matt Daclan, Jon Leo, Naya Amore with Johnny Revilla and Ana Abad Santos.

    The film is directed by McArthur C. Alejandre and will open on Nov. 13.