Facifica Falayfay

Facifica Falayfay is a 1969 Filipino movie starring Dolphy, adapted from Mars Ravelo’s series of superhero comics. A sequel, Mga Anak ni Facifica Falayfay, was released in 1987.


A young boy, Facifica (Dolphy) is raised as a girl by his mother, Aling Kobay (Dely Atay-atayan), who had been longing for a daughter. When Facifica’s mother dies, his brothers tries to teach him combat skills and how to act like a "real man." Later, he meets Pilar (Pilar Pilapil), a movie star that Facifica idolizes. He falls in love with her and feels the need to protect her.