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‘Heneral Luna’ charging for Golden Globes win

/ 10:45 AM December 07, 2015

Filipino independent film “Heneral Luna” is gunning for a win in the foreign language film category in the 73rd Golden Globe Awards.

Directed by Jerrold Tarog, Heneral Luna is one of the 71 entries from 46 countries vying for the award.

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Five nominees will then be announced on December 10 and the winner will be announced during the awards ceremony on January 10, 2016.

READ: ‘Heneral Luna’ picked as PH’s 2016 Oscars bet | ‘Heneral Luna’ joins exclusive ‘club’

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The Golden Globe awards lauds the best in American television and film. This year’s awards ceremony will be held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel and will be hosted by Ricky Gervais.

Heneral Luna is also the country’s entry to the 88th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language film category.

The biopic holds the record of being the “highest grossing Filipino historical film of all time” after it reached P240 million last October. It also holds the distinction of being the highest grossing independent Filipino film.

READ: ‘Heneral Luna’ now ‘highest-grossing Filipino historical film of all time’ | It’s official: Film on Gregorio ‘Goyong’ del Pilar to push through

Heneral Luna is part of a trilogy, with its sequel focusing on the life of Gregorio del Pilar. CDG

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