Title : Why Is There a Yesterday?
Genre : Thriller, Drama, Action
Cast : Nora Aunor (Helen/ Karina Salvacion), Eddie Garcia (Gen. Valderama), Dawn Zulueta (Leah), Daniel Fernando (Mulong), Melisse Santiago (Mumay), Sarah Jane Abad (Young Helen), Rolando Tinio (Priest/ Confessor)
Movie Plot : Bakit may Kahapon Pa? (Why Is There a Yesterday?) is a 1996 Filipino drama film directed by Joel Lamangan. It is about a village girl who is mysteriously spared when a platoon of soldiers led by Colonel Valderamma (Garcia) massacres her family along with peasants accused of sympathizing with the communists. When the girl has grown up, her body has healed but her mind is yet to recover from the horrible experience. She continues to thirst for revenge and crafts a scheme to exact retribution. She eyes the head of the military mission who instigated the carnage that she survived. He is now a well-admired retiring general who is about to cap his career with the service's highest honors.