"The Trial" is a 2014 pinoy suspense-drama film starring John Lloyd Cruz, Richard Gomez, Gretchen Barretto, Jessy Mendiola, and Enrique Gil. This Filipino movie is about Ronald (John Lloyd Cruz), a young man who was born with a mild case of mental disability. The marriage of lawyer JULIAN (Richard Gomez) and developmental psychologist AMANDA (Gretchen Barretto) is already crumbling. Aggravated by the tragic death of their only son (Enrique Gil), their relationship now is beyond any chance of mending. That chance came when one day Julian and Amanda encounter a curious case. RONALD (John Lloyd Cruz), a person with intellectual disability (mild mental retardation), is accused of raping the niece of a renowned university head, BESSY (Jessy Mendiola). The already curious case becomes more intriguing when they learn that Ronald was their son’s best buddy. Through Ronald, Julian and Amanda will realize that the best way out in this intriguing case is for them to confront the painful truth about the real crime that has been affecting their lives.
Genre: Suspense, Drama
Studio: Star Cinema
Director: Chito S. Roño
Sylvia Sanchez as Sampi Jimenez
Vincent De Jesus as Ronald Jimenez Sr.
Vivian Velez as Lallie Lapiral
Benjamin Alves as Paco Sequia
Isay Alvarez as Atty. Patricia Celis
Joy Viado as Dora
Mon Confiado as Borta
Nico Antonio as Paco's Friend
Gee Canlas as Megan
Luis Manansala as Mrs. Deputado