MANILA Philippines — Viva Films’ ‘Deleter’ starring Nadine Lustre, will not be deleted from the screen, as it earned multiple big awards at the 48th Metro Manila Film Festival’s Gabi ng Parangal.
The psychological horror movie directed by Mikhail Red won for best picture, best sound, best visual effect, best editing, and best cinematography.
Lustre, who was also present at the awards night, gracefully received her MMFF Best Actress award. Red also won the award for best director for the horror film.
Dimples Romana also received the award for best supporting actress for her role in the controversial film “My Father, Myself.” The actors of “Nanahimik ang Gabi” also won big, with Ian Veneracion receiving the award for best actor and Mon Confiado for best supporting actor.
Meanwhile, veteran actress Vilma Santos-Recto was honored with the Marichu Vera-Perez Maceda Memorial Award for her contributions to local cinema.
The other winners are as follows:
Best Screenplay, Best Sound — Mamasapano: Now It Can Be Told
Best Original Theme Song — Ang Aking Mahal (Mamasapano: Now It Can Be Told)
Best Production Design — Nanahimik Ang Gabi
Best Musical Score — Greg Rodriguez III (Nanahimik ang Gabi)
Best Float — My Father Myself
Best Child Performer — Shawn Niño Gabriel (My Father, Myself)
Gender Sensitivity Award — My Teacher
Stars of the Night — Nadine Lustre and Ian Veneracion
GatPuno Antonio J. Villegas Cultural Award — Family Matters
Fernando Poe, Jr. Memorial Award” — “Mamasapano: Now It Can Be Told
According to recent reports, the following MMFF films are now dominating at the box office:
“Partners In Crime” starring Vice Ganda and Ivana Alawi — Star Cinema and Viva Films
“Deleter” starring Nadine Lustre — Viva Films
“Labyu with an Accent” starring Coco Martin and Jodi Santamaria — Star Cinema
“Family Matters” starring Noel Trinidad and Liza Lorena — Cineko Productions
MMFF 2022 Full Lists of Entries
“Balik Saya,” the 48th MMFF’s theme, intends to highlight the festival’s full-scale return to theaters since its 2020 edition. The MMFF 2022 runs from December 25, 2022 to January 7, 2023.
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