Published on 26 Jul 2013 | over 3 years ago
Starring: Cherry Pie Picache, Diana Zubiri, Francine Prieto, Nina Ricci Alagao, Rafael Rosell, Alfred Vargas, Ricky Davao and others. Directed by Jeffrey Jeturian.
Far from being a senseless parade of beautiful bodies, "Bikini Open," is a satire on the current state of broadcast journalism in the country. That does not mean there won't be hot bodies in sexy swimwear. Written by Palanca winner Chris Martinez, it's set against the backdrop of a summer staple -bikini contest - mounted in several bars in Metro Manila. Cherry Pie, best actress winner for "Bridal Shower," plays a female broadcast journalist who hosts a low-rating public affairs program. Her bosses in the network gives her an ultimatum. She has to come up with an exciting feature of else her show will be cancelled. She decides to do an expose on a bikini contest, but instead of investigating the event, she digs up dirt on its organizers and contestants.