'Iti Mapukpukaw' is coming to Netflix this February 24!
'Iti Mapukpukaw' is coming to Netflix this February 24!
'Iti Mapukpukaw' is coming to Netflix this February 24!
by Christhel Cuazon31 January 2024

The critically acclaimed Filipino-Ilocano animated film "Iti Mapukpukaw (The Missing)" is coming to Netflix next month!

On Monday, Netflix Philippines announced that the genre-bending film starring Carlo Aquino, Gio Gahol, and Dolly de Leon will be streamed in their streaming platform strating February 24.

"We all just want to be found. Iti Mapukpukaw, the highly anticipated and critically acclaimed genre-bending film starring Carlo Aquino and Dolly de Leon, comes to Netflix this February 24,," the caption read.


The film "Iti Mapukpukaw (The Missing)" tells the story of Eric, whose life "twists and turns after the arrival of the familiar alien, and the death of his uncle—both of which triggers him to remember his past and untangle his memories."

Directed by Carl Joseph Papa, the film served as the Philippines’ entry to the Oscars 2024 but failed to make it to the shortlist. It also made history as the first-ever animated film to won Best Film at Cinemalaya 2023.

"Iti Mapukpukaw (The Missing)" also recently became one of the 13 contenders in the Osaka Asian Film Festival slated on March 1 - 10.

Additionally, it has also been included in this year’s International Film Festival Rotterdam.

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