Filmmaker H.P. Mendoza Discusses Toxic Masculinity, #MeToo, and the Creation of BITTER MELON

BITTER MELON has been in the works for the past two decades; beginning with a script Mendoza wrote back in 1997. However, having gone through similar experiences as portrayed in the film, he believes that it’s because he was still processing it all at the time that he wasn’t ready to properly tackle the story just yet.