‘Pamilya Ordinaryo’ bags Cinemalaya’s best film award
“PAMILYA Ordinaryo,'” a film about teenage parents looking for their missing child, is this year’s winner of the best full-length feature film honor at the 2016 Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival awards show held Sunday night.
The movie also received four other major awards, including the Netpac (Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema) Jury Prize and best director award for Eduardo Roy Jr.
Lead actress Hasmine Killip bagged the best actress honor, while Carlo Francisco Manatad took home the best editing award.
“All of my movies are based on real stories. This one talks about not just the characters Jane (Killip) and Aries (Ronwaldo Martin), but also of each and every Filipino who hopes for justice,” Roy told the Inquirer shortly after the ceremony at the main theater of the Cultural Center of the Philippines in Pasay City.
Tommy Abuel brought home the best actor trophy for his performance in the Atom Magadia drama “Dagsin.”
Jun Urbano, Leo Rialp, Lou Veloso and Nanding Josef shared the best supporting actor trophy, which they won for their collective work on the film “Hiblang Abo” by Ralston Jover.
The best supporting actress award was given to Lolli Mara (“Ang Bagong Pamilya ni Ponching”) and Elizabeth Oropesa (“I America”).
Jason Paul Laxamana’s dark comedy “Mercury Is Mine” is the winner of the Special Jury Prize for the full-length category.
The film that stars Pokwang and Bret Jackson likewise copped the best screenplay honor for Laxamana.
Derick Cabrido’s “Tuos” won the best cinematogrphy award for Mycko David, and the best production design honor for Steff Dereja.
This film that features Nora Aunor and Barbie Forteza in the lead also copped the best musical score honor for Gemma Pamintuan, as well as the best sound award for Monoxide Works.
The winners of the People’s Choice Award are Carbrido’s “Tuos” and Cyrus Valdez’s “Forever Natin” for the full-length feature and short film categories, respectively.
Isabel Quesada’s “Pektus” copped the best short film honor, as well as the best screenplay trophy.
The winner of the Special Jury Prize (shorts) is Ramon Garilao’s “Fish Out Of Water.” Garilao likewise brought home the best director award.
The Netpac Jury Prize was bestowed upon Ibarra Guballa’s “Ang Maangas, ang Marikit at ang Makata.”
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