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Thursday, July 1, 2010


Pretty good entries in the 1980 Metro Manila Film Festival. Fernando Poe, Jr. had his first Panday,the undisputed top grosser of the festival; Nora Aunor had two entries---Lino Brocka's Bona and Laurice Guillen's Kung Ako'y Iiwan Mo; Vilma Santos came up with Danny Zialcita's Langis at Tubig; Amy Austria gave an excellent performance in Marilou Diaz-Abaya's Brutal. Other entries were Basag with Alma Moreno, Taga Sa Panahon with Christopher De Leon and Bembol Roco and three comedy films Tembong with Nino Muhlach, Kape't Gatas with Chiquito and Julie Vega and Dang-Dong with Andrea Bautista (daughter of Ramon Revilla, Sr.).

The Festival's Best Picture was awarded to Premiere Productions' Taga sa Panahon. Individual honors went to Dindo Fernando (Best Actor/ Langis at Tubig) and Amy Austria (Best Actress/ Brutal). Other awardees--- Marilou Diaz-Abaya (Best Director/ Brutal); Jose Carreon (Best Screenplay/ Taga sa Panahon); Rody Lacap (Best Cinematography/ Kung Ako'y Iiwan Mo); Rudy Baldovino and Ben Pelayo (Best Sound Engineering/ Kung Ako'y Iiwan Mo); Ernani Cuenco (Best Music/ Ang Panday); Danny Zialcita (Best Story/ Langis at Tubig) and Julie Vega (Best Child Performer/ Kape't Gatas).

Taga sa Panahon (1980)- Stars Christopher De Leon, Bembol Roco, Chanda Romero, Cherie Gil, Suzette Ranillo, Michael De Mesa/ Directed by Augusto Buenaventura

Ang Panday (1980)- Stars Fernando Poe, Jr., Liz Alindogan,
Paquito Diaz, Max Alvarado, Lito Anzures and Bentot, Jr. /
Directed by Ronwaldo Reyes

Courtesy of Jojo Devera
(Sari-Saring Sineng Pinoy)

Brutal (1980) - Stars Amy Austria, Gina Alajar and Jay Ilagan /
Directed by Marilou Diaz-Abaya

Bona (1980) - Stars Nora Aunor and Phillip Salvador /
Directed by Lino Brocka

Basag (1980) - Stars Mat Ranillo III, Vivian Velez and Alma Moreno/

Directed by Van Ludor

Dang-Dong (1980) - Stars Susan Valdez, Eddie Garcia, George Estregan and Andrea Bautista / Directed by Efren Pinon

Tembong (1980) - Stars Nino Muhlach, Ricky Belmonte, Boots Anson-Roa,
Azenth Briones and Eddie Garcia/ Directed by J. Erastheo Navoa

Langis at Tubig (1980) - Stars Vilma Santios, Dindo Fernando and Amy Austria / Directed by Danny L. Zialcita

Kung Ako'y Iiwan Mo (1980) - Stars Nora Aunor, Christopher De Leon

and Rollie Quizon/ Directed by Laurice Guillen

Kape't Gatas (1980) - Stars Chiquito and Julie Vega

Directed by Ric Santiago


Anonymous said...

dang dong...2 ang kasarian niya at 2 din boses niya..lalaki siya or babae....

Anonymous said...

Who won Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress in this festival?

Anonymous said...

Ang Panday was the top grosser of this year festival. Nora Aunor's Bona was no.2 and another Aunor starrer Kung Akoý Iiwan Mo was on the third spot.


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