Direk Maryo J. delos Reyes, 65

Maryo J. de los Reyes (left) directs actor Orlando Sol in ‘Bohol.’ FACEBOOK PHOTO

International and local award-winning director Maryo J. Delos Reyes passed away Saturday night after suffering from heart attack at a party in Dipolog City, his manager June Rufino said. He was 65.

“It is with deep sadness that we inform everyone that our beloved Maryo J. Delos Reyes passed away at 10pm January 27, 2018,” Rufino wrote in a statement.

Rufino said the details of Delos Reyes’ wake and funeral services would be announced soon.

“We have loved him in life, let us not forget him in this time of sorrow,” he said.

Delos Reyes was known directing award-winning films such as Magnifico (2003), Naglalayag (2004) and A Love Story (2007).

Magnifico won as Best Feature Film at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2004, while Naglalayag got the Special Jury Award at the International Competition of the Brussels International Independent Film Festival in the same year.

He also directed the youth-oriented film Bagets in 1984. /cbb

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