Maliw is a film that features the love, idealism, and politics of memories, and how these are lost and found. The film tries to paint how internal struggles and contradictions are fought through loss and melancholy as portrayed by its characters.
Jara, Rob Jayson G. Maliw. Unpublished Student Thesis, University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication, 2013
key words: melancholy, loss, idealism, martial law, struggle, contradiction