The citers of this year’s Luna Awards have to preview five more local films which were shown in 2006 on Wednesday and Friday next week (July 25 and 27).
The films include Northern Star Productions’ Barang, MTL Productions’ Batas Militar and three original Cinema One films Rome and Juliet, Rekados and Raket ni Nanay.
The citers had already previewed 28 films which were Rated A or B by the Cinema Evaluation Board of the Film Development Council of the Philippines fromMay 7 to June 8.
Actors’ guild citers have still two more preview days and will wrap up their work on Tuesday, July 23.
The filmographies for four of the five films are as follows:
MTL Films’ Batas Militar—starring Mark Lapid, Mark Anthony Fernandez, Tanya Garcia, Maynard Lapid and Roi Vinzon. Screenplay by Henry Nadong. Cinematography by Prince Trofeo. Production Design by Sonny Valencia. Editing by Ningning de Leon. Musical Score by Edwin ‘Kiko’ Ortega and Direction by Jess Lapid Jr.
Cinema One’s Rome & Juliet—starring Andrea del Rosario, Mylene Dizon and Rafael Rosell. Screenplay by Connie S.A. Macatuno. Cinematography by Marcial Tarnate. Production Design by Gerry Santos. Editing by Lester Oleyna, JV Chiu, Danzen Santos and Ray Rosento. Musical Score by Sammy Asuncion and Direction by Connie S.A. Macatuno.
Cinema One’s Rekados—starring Meryll Soriano, Eula Valdez, Boots Anson Roa, Ana Capri and Mario Magalona. Screenplay by Paolo Herras. Cinematography by Mark Gary and Ivan Sarenas. Production Design by Fritz Solorio. Sound by Allan Hilado and Dempster Samarista and Direction by Paolo Herras.
Cinema One’s Raket ni Nanay—starring Mark Gil, Sarsi Emmanuel and Archie Adamos. Screenplay by Jimmy Flores. Cinematography by Julius Salazar. Production Design by Alf Alacapa. Editing by Lawrence Fajardo and Jobin Ballesteros. Musical Score by Rachelle Tesoro. Sound by Jobin Ballesteros and Direction by Lawrence Fajardo.
After the citers’ work, the nominators will view all films which received citations at the boardroom of the Film Academy of the Philippines at the OctoArts building on Panay avenue—the same venue used by the citers.
The 28 films earlier screened included GMA/Viva Films’ Till I Met You, Unitel Films’ Inang Yaya, Seiko Films’ I Wanna Be Happy, GMA/Regal Films’ Moments of Love, Star Cinema’s Sukob, Regal Films’ TXT, Regal Films’ White Lady, Regal Films’ Super Noypi, Centerstage Productions’ Kaleldo, Regal Films’ Pamahiin, MLR Films’ Kubrador, Centerstage Productions’ Twilight Dancers, Maverick Films’ Barcelona, GMA/Regal Entertainment Inc.’s I Will Always Love You, Regal Entertainment Inc.’s Shake Rattle & Roll 8 and Star Cinema’s Don’t Give Up on Us;
Regal Entertainment Inc.’s Eternity; Star Cinema’s Close To You; Star Cinema’s Donsol; Regal Entertainment Inc.’s Zsa Zsa Zaturnnah; Imus Productions’ Kapag Tumibok ang Puso; and Star Cinema’s First Day High;Star Cinema’s All About Love; CM Productions’ Ligalig; Star Cinema’s You are the One; Philippine Convergence Ent.’s Pamana; UFO’s Sarong Banggi; and Star Cinema’s Kasal, Kasali, Kasalo.