Corazon: Ang Unang Aswang (or simply Corazon) is a 2012 Filipino horror-drama film starring Erich Gonzales and Derek Ramsay released by Skylight Films, a division of Star Cinema.
Corazon revolves around the love story of a married couple during the times of Japanese rule in the Philippines who's having a hard time conceiving a child. After joining traditional fertility rites in honor of certain patron saints, their prayers are eventually answered but unexpected circumstances will lead to their baby's death. At which point the conflict of the story will begin.
Early production began in May 2011. The film is said to be a period love story about Philippine folklore. The director, Richard Somes revealed that the idea of the concept was created in 2008 after he finished his first horror full-length script, Yanggaw, a story that dwells on the aswang myth and the culture that surrounds the legend. The film is said to be set in the time of the Japanese rule.
Director: Richard Somes
Producer: Charo Santos-Concio, Malou Santos, Enrico Santos
Writer: Richard Somes
Cast: Erich Gonzales, Derek Ramsay, Mark Gil, Tetchie Agbayani, Epi Quizon, Mon Confiado, Sharlene San Pedro, Princess Punzalan, Wendell Ramos, Maja Salvador