‘X rating’ surprises Iza Calzado

‘X rating’ surprises Iza Calzado

The film “Bliss,” which earned for Iza Calzado the prestigious Yakushi Pearl Award at the 2017 Osaka Asian Film Festival, was slapped with an X rating by the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB).

Iza was surprised why the foreign film “Fifty Shades of Grey” which tackles love, sadism and masochism (S&M) was shown in the Philippines with an R-18 rating.

here She said while there is nudity, violence, blood, and cursing in “Bliss,” it tackles not just abuse in society but is supposed to rouse people going through a cycle of abuse. Iza and “Bliss” director Jerrold Tarog will visit the MTRCB office hoping that something positive things will come of the meeting this web page.