Recalling nostalgic sounds from ‘Sunny’

A nostalgic trip back to the ‘90s with the movie “Sunny”

During the early ‘90s, music played a significant role in the lives of many young individuals. From catchy pop tunes to rock anthems, the era produced some unforgettable hits that still resonate with people today.

In the Filipino music scene, artists like Donna Cruz, the Eraserheads, and Pretty in Pink were dominating the airwaves with their chart-topping songs. These acts were not only popular in the music industry but also made their mark in the film industry.

One such film that captured the essence of the ‘90s music scene is “Sunny,” a Filipino adaptation of a popular South Korean movie. Produced by Viva Films and directed by Jalz Zarate, the movie revolves around a group of girls who were best friends in high school and reunite after 25 years.

The soundtrack of “Sunny” features iconic songs from the ‘90s, including a new version of the Eraserheads classic “With a Smile” performed by Shane Dandan. Other tracks like Cool Ka Lang by Pretty in Pink and Kapag Tumibok ang Puso by Donna Cruz add to the nostalgic feel of the movie.

The cast of “Sunny” includes seasoned actresses like Vina Morales, Angelu de Leon, and Sunshine Dizon, who play the present-day versions of the girls. The younger versions are portrayed by up-and-coming talents like Heaven Peralejo and Bea Binene.

“Sunny” is a mix of happiness and sadness, capturing the bittersweet memories of high school life. With its blend of nostalgia and drama, the movie promises to take viewers on a trip down memory lane, evoking the sights and sounds of the ‘90s.

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