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Thursday, September 30, 2010

THE 1993 METRO MANILA FILM FESTIVAL: AGA MUHLACH WINS ANEW; "KUNG MAWAWALA KA PA" BEST PICTURE



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Kung Mawawala Ka Pa and Star Cinema's May Minanahal shared top honors in the 1993 Metro Manila Film Festival. Kung Mawawala Ka Pa was awarded Best Picture and received 7 other awards--- Best Actress (Dawn Zulueta); Best Supporting Actress (Amy Austria); Best Child Performer (Sarah Jane Abad); Best Musical Score (Ryan Cayabyab); Best Original Song; Best Sound (Ramon Reyes) and Best Cinematography (Romy Vitug).

May Minanahal won 9 awards--- Best Actor (Aga Muhlach); Best Supporting Actor (Ronaldo Valdez); Best Director, Best Story and Best Screenplay (Jose Javier Reyes); Best Production Design (Benjie de Guzman); Best Float, Second Best Picture and the coveted Gatpuno Antonio J. Villegas Memorial Award.


Other awardees--- Best Editing (Augusto Salvador/ Doring Dorobo); Best Visual Effects (Bobby Pineda/ Doring Dorobo) and Best Make-up Artist (Teresita Dominguez/ Gaano Kita Kamahal) and Doring Dorobo for third Best Picture.





"Kung Mawawala Ka Pa" (1993)- Stars Christopher de Leon, Daw Zulueta, Sarah Jane Abad, Amy Austria, Pilar Pilapil/ Directed by Jose Mari Avellana


"May Minamahal" (1993)- Stars Aga Muhlach, Aiko Melendez, Boots Anson Roa, Ronaldo Valdez, Aljon Jimenez, John Estrada, Agot Isidro, Liza Lorena, Marita Zonbel, Nikka Valencia And Claudine Barretto/ Directed by Jose Javier Reyes


"Inay" (1993)- Stars Nora Aunor, Tirso Cruz III, Chanda Romero, Tommy Abuel, Tita Munoz, Orestes Ojeda, Caridad Sanchez, Louella de Cordova, Carol Dauden and Jaclyn Jose & Melanie Marquez/Directed by Artemio Marquez


"Doring Dorobo: Hagupit ng Batas" (1993)- Stars Eddie Garcia, Eddie Gutierrez, Boots Anson-Roa and Sharmaine Arnaiz/ with Paquito Diaz, Re 'PJ' Abellana, Ali Sotto, Dick Israel, Vivian Foz/ Directed by Augusto Salvador


"Gaano Kita Kamahal" (1993)- Stars Christopher de Leon, Lorna Tolentino, Tirso Cruz III, Daniel Fernando, Juan Rodrigo, Marita Zobel, Sylvia Sanchez, Ali Sotto/Directed by Butch Perez


"Pusoy Dos" 91993)- Stars Janno Gibbs, Dennis Padilla, Gelli de Belen, Leo Martinez, Mat Ranillo III, Jackie Aquino/ Introducing Dindi Gallardo/ Directed by Jun Aristorenas


5 comments:

James DR said...

Simon, for me, it should be "Gaano Kita Kamahal" as Best Picture of the 1993 Metro Manila Film Festival and Boyet de Leon and Lorna Tolentino as Best Actor and Actress. Masasabi kong isa ito sa mga pelikulang merong kurot sa puso. Pare-pareho kong napanood ang "Kung Mawawala Ka Pa", "May Minamahal" at itong "Gaano Kita Kamahal", pero mas nagustuhan ko talaga ang story ng "Gaano...".

Video 48 said...

Choice ko rin James and "Gaano..." It was based on true story. Just saw it again, superb ang acting nina Boyet de Leon and Lorna T. Btw, the movie will be shown again, Dec. 11 at CCP as part of the ongoing "Overlooked Films, Underrated Filmmakers," a project of SOFIA.

James DR said...

Gusto ko manood ng "Ito Ang Pilipino" sa November, sa "Overlooked Films, Underrated Filmmakers". Magpapa-reserve na ako kay Mr. Monchito Nocon ng seat.
Manonood ka rin?

Video 48 said...

James, I've seen "Ito ang Pilipino" when it was first shown in 1966. But it's worth a second look. I hope they would invite Joseph Estrada, Barbara Perez and Eddie Garcia. That would be an eventful one! Hope I can make it!

Anonymous said...

sori po! pero napaka-melodrama ng GAANO---while KUNG MAWAWALA KA was so natural---

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