Arcilla is the first Filipino to bag the Coppa Volpi (Volpi Cup) for Best Actor at the 78th Venice Film Festival for his performance in the film ‘On The Job: The Missing 8’
MANILA, Philippines — John Arcilla won the coveted award for his role as Sisoy Salas in the movie “On The Job: The Missing 8,” directed by Eric Matti.
The actor is the first Filipino to bag the Coppa Volpi (Volpi Cup) at the Venice film Festival.
The awarding ceremony was held early Sunday, September 12 (Saturday, September 11 in Italy).
“On the Job: The Missing 8” is among the official entries for the main competition of the film fest. Apart from Arcilla, the film also stars Kapuso actor Dennis Trillo and Dante Rivero. It revolves around a journalist who looks into the disappearance of his colleagues.