Dongdong

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Dongdong
Portrayed byPryle Gura[1]
Appears inIska (2019)


Dongdong is a major character in the Filipino drama movie Iska.

Character creation[edit]

Director Theodore Boborol organized multiple casting calls where auditionees had to mimic an autistic child's meltdown from YouTube videos. Ruby Ruiz, who plays the character's titular grandmother, visited a school for children with autism.[2]

Synopsis[edit]

An impoverished grandmother looks after her autistic grandson.

Autism[edit]

Dongdong is stated to be autistic in interviews with the cast and crew.[3][4]

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