Minpa Gervacio plays the title role of Martika in the film about a domestic helper.

Hong Kong domestic helper stars in film about a helper’s life and struggles

Minpa Gervacio had no previous acting experience when she was picked to play the title role in Martika, the story of a Filipino helper trying to adapt to working for a Chinese family and caring for an elderly man with dementia

Topic |   Foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong

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Minpa Gervacio plays the title role of Martika in the film about a domestic helper.
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Rachel Cheung

Rachel Cheung

Rachel Cheung is a culture reporter at the Post. She graduated from Chinese University of Hong Kong with a degree in journalism and communication, and joined the Post in 2016.