The novel was turned into a highly acclaimed film on 1989, it was directed by the late Lino Brocka under VIVA Films. It starred Christopher de Leon, Hilda Koronel, Bembol Roco and Sharon Cuneta; both Cuneta and Koronel were nominated for Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress at the Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences Award (also known as FAMAS Awards). The screenplay was written by Joen Chinglo.
Here is a brief synopsis of the novel based on the classic comics rendition done by Filipiniana.net
After the highly-succesful afternoon dramas Pati Ba Pintig ng Puso and Pasan Ko Ang Daigdig, GMA Network decided to move the popular love-team of Yasmien Kurdi and J.C. de Vera to primetime television. Angelika de la Cruz and dramatic actress Dina Bonnevie were casted and marked their return to the network.
The series revolves around the story of Salve (Kurdi), a pretty, naïve young woman who is deprived of education by her adoptive family. She falls in love with Alfred (Agustin) and marries him. Salve strives to be an ideal wife but Alfred, an ambitious man, deceives her. Salve has yet to realize that the real reason Alfred married her was only for her inheritance. Alfred is determined to keep Salve's riches a secret and prevent her from learning his secret motive.
Original Scene from the Movie: Salve (Sharon Cuneta) takes here revenge on Via (Hilda Koronel)
Alfred meets a woman whom he thinks can help him fulfill his dreams of becoming rich, popular and powerful. Via (dela Cruz) is the rich, influential daughter of a politician who falls in love with charming Alfred. They become a couple, causing much heartache for poor Salve.
Salve wants to save her marriage but Alfred and Via connive to destroy it. Salve is devastated when Alfred leaves her for his mistress. During this time, Salve meets Rod/Derek (de Vera), a hardened gangster who eventually gets attracted to her. He also meets Evita (Bonnevie), the matriarch of a gangster family and whom Rod considers as his surrogate mother. Both Evita and Rod/Derek help Salve to fight back and take revenge on the people who made her life miserable.
The GMA teaser for Babangon Ako't Dudurugin Kita
A drama with political, suspense and revenge in it.. will it match the success of the movie? How will the story flow? It is up for the viewers to decide stating today, March 24.
With Reference from Wikipedia