Nov 11
LUNA AWARDS CITERS’ PREVIEW IN DECEMBER by fapweb  |  Posted in Articles  |  on Mon, Nov 11, 2013

The citers—the first line of Film Academy of he Philippines members to preview the possible nominees for the Luna Awards in March—will begin previewing in December a shortlist of 20 films exhibited from January to October 2013.

This was announced by FAP Director-General Leo G. Martinez as he approved the first batch of shortlisted films to be previewed. He added that films shown in November and December, including those in the Metropolitan Manila Film Festival, will be previewed later.

Martinez also called for the injection of new citers for next year’s Luna awards.

The shortlist of films are the following (arranged chronologically as to date of exhibition):

1. It Takes a Man and a Woman
CEB Rated A/Mar. 30, 2013/Produced by Star Cinema and VivaFilms
Directed by Cathy Garcia-Molina/Written by Carmi Raymundo
Starring John Lloyd Cruz, Sarah Geronimo, Isabelle Daza, Rowell Santiago, Johnny Revilla, Bing Pimentel, Al Tantay, Irma Adlawan, Miles Ocampo, Andrei Garcia, Matet de Leon, Joross Gamboa, Gio Alvarez and Guji Lorenzana, with the special participation of Dante Rivero.

2. Dance of the Steel Bars
CEB Rated A/June 12, 2013
Directed by Cesar Apolinario and Marnie Manicad/ Written by Cris Lim and Michael Villar
Starring Dingdong Dantes, Patrick Bergin, Mon Confiado, Maila Damian,
Ricky Davao, Gov. Gwen Garcia, Kathleen Hermosa, Gabe Mercado,
Joey Paras, Thou Reyes and Renee Salud

3. Tuhog
CEB Rated B/July 17, 2013/Produced by Skylight Films and distributed by Star Cinema
Directed by Veronica Velasco/Story by Veronica Velasco & Jinky Laurel/
Screenplay by Carmi Raymundo
Starring Eugene Domingo/Enchong Dee/Leo Martinez/Jake Cuenca/Empress Schuck, Manuel Chua, Nikki Valdez, Kitkat, Noel Trinidad, Menggie Cobarrubias,
Carla Martinez, Jon Achaval and Ariel Ureta.

4. Instant Mommy
CEB Rated B/July 27, 2013/Produced by Cinemalaya, Quantum Films
Written and Directed by Leo Abaya
Starring Eugene Domingo, Yuki Matsuzaki, Luis Alandy, Rico J. Puno, Sharmaine Buencamino, Tuesday Vargas, Nicco Manalo, Angel Aquino, Madeleine Nicolas, Suzette Ranillio and Nico Antonio

5. Boses (2008)
CEB Rated A/Shown July 31, 2013/Prfoduced by Erasto Films
Directed by Ellen Ongkeko-Marfil/Screenplay by Froi Medina and Rody Vera
Starring Coke Bolipata, Julian Duque, Ricky Davao, Meryll Soriano, Cherry Pie Picache, Tala Santos andCarl John Barrameda

6. Ekstra
CEB Rated A/ August 14, 2013/Produced by Quantum & Star Cinema for
Cinemalaya 2013
Directed by Jeffrey Jeturian/Screenplay by Zig Dulay, Antoinette Jadaone and Jeffrey Jeturian
Starring Vilma Santos,Marlon Rivera, Vincent de Jesus, Ruby Ruiz and Tart Carlo with the special participation of Piolo Pascual, Marian Rivera, Cherie Gil, Pilar Pilapi, Cherry Pie Picache, Richard Yap and Terence Baylon

7. OTJ (On the Job)
CEB Rated A/August 28, 2013/ Co-produced by Star Cinema and Reality Entertainment
Directed by Erik Matti/Screenplay by Michiko Yamamoto and Erik Matti
Starring Piolo Pascual, Gerald Anderson, Joel Torre, Joey Marquez, Michael de Mesa, Leo Martinez, Angel Aquino, Vivian Velez, Shaina Magdayao, William Martinez, Rayver Cruz and Empress.

8. SANA DATI
CEB Rated A/Sept. 26, 2013/Produced by Quantum for Cinemalaya 2013
Written and Directed by: Jerrold Tarog
Starring Lovi Poe, Paulo Avelino, TJ Trinidad and Benjamin Alves

9. Tinik
CEB Rated B/Sept. 15 to 17/FDCP All Masters’ Edition
Directed by Romy Suzara/Written by Raymond Diamzon & Emmanuel H. Borlaza
Starring Ricardo Cepeda, Lemuel Pelayo, Alexis Navarro, Bembol Roco, Lance Raymundo, Angeli Bayani, Menggie Cobarrubias, Le Chazz, Afi Africa, Antonette Garcia, Terence Baylon and Francis Rex

10. Lihis
CEB Rated B/Sept. 11, 2013/FDCP All Masters Edition
Directed by Joel Lamangan/Screenplay by Ricardo Lee
Starring Jake Cuenca, Lovi Poe, Isabelle Daza, Joem Bascon, Gloria Diaz, Raquel Villavicencio, Jaime Pebanco, Tony Mabesa, Lloyd Samartino, Alex Castro, Ruby Ruiz, Benjie Felipe, Joe Gruta, Jess Evardone and Chanel Latorre

11. Sonata
CEB Rated A/Sept. 11, 2013/FDCP All Masters Edition
Directed by Peque Gallaga and Lore Reyes/Written by Wanggo Gallaga
Starring Cherie Gil, Chart Motus, Joshua Pineda, Chino Jalandoni, Madeleine Gallaga, Dante Amaguin, Angel Lobaton, Tanya Lopez and Richard Gomez

12. Otso
CEB Rated B/Sept. 11, 2013/FDCP All Masters Edition
Directed by Elwood Perez/Written by Elwood Perez & Vince Tañada
Starring Vince Tanada, Monique Azerreda, Anita Linda, Jun Urbano, Vangie Labalan, Gabby Bautista, Mark Joseph Garde, Jordan Ladra, Adelle Ibarrientos, Cris Lim, Cindy Liper, Patrick Libao, Jerie Sanchez, Kevin Posadas and Cherry Bagtas

13. Lauriana
CEB Rated A/Sept. 11. 2013/FDC All Masters Edition
Directed by Mel Chionglo/Screenplay by Ricardo Lee and story by Ricardo Jimenez
Starring Bangs Garcia, Allen Dizon, Victor Basa, Adrian Cabido, J.C. Parker, Rich Asuncion, Anna Luna, Chanel Latorrier, Angeli Bayani, Robert Correa, Marc Solis, Rico Barrera, Jash Villasin, Raffy Atar and Keyster Gatailan

14. Ang Tagaraw ni Twinkle
CEB Rated B/Sept. 11, 2013/FDCP All Masters Edition
Directed by Gil Portes/Screenplay by Enrique Ramos
Starring Ellen Adarna, Cris Villanueva, Rina Reyes, Dominic Roco, Mark Acueza, Pinky Amador, Yanni Yuzon, Lester Lansang, Benjie Felipe, CJ, Mangahas andJess Evardone

15. Badil
CEB Rated A/Sept. 14 to 17, 2013/FDCP All Masters Edition
Directed by Chito Roño/Screenplay by Rody Vera
Starring Jhong Hilario/Dick Israel/Nikki Gil

16. Bamboo Flowers
CEB Rated B/Sept. 11, 2013/FDCP All Masters Edition
Directed by Maryo J. de los Reyes/Screenplay by Aloy Adlawan
Starring Ruru Madrid, Mylene Dizon, Max Collins, Yogo Singh, Orlando Sol, Irma Adlawan, Spanky Manikan, Diva Montelaba, Migs Cuaderno, Barbara Miguel, Ashleigh Strom, Paul Holme, Janna Trias, Nafa Hilario-Cruz and Gino Antonio

17. Ano ang Kulay ng mga Nakalimutang Pangarap?
CEB Rated A/Sept. 11, 2013/FDCP All Masters Edition
Directed & written by Jose Javier Reyes
Starring Rustica Carpio, Ryan Agoncillo, Jackie Lou Blanco, Bobby Andrews, Chynna Ortaleza, Kim Rodriguez, Alwyn Uytingco, Madeleine Nicolas, Kimberly Diaz, Ruby Ruiz, David Chua, Rolando Inocencio, Kalila Aguilos, Eloy De Guzman andHazel Faith Dela Cruz

18. Transit
Philippine entry to 86th Oscar Awards foreign language film category
Cinemalaya 2013
Directed by Hannah Espia/Written by Hannah Espia and Giancarlo Lauro Abrahan V
Starring Ping Medina, Irma Adlawan, Jasmine Curti, Marc Justine Alvarez, Mercedes Cabral, and Omer Juran

19. Alagwa
CEB Rated A/Oct. 9, 2013/Produced by Anakim Media Productions and distributed by Star Cinema
Written and directed by Ian Loreños
Starring Jericho Rosales, Bugoy Cariño, Leo Martinez, Carmen Soo,
Smokey Manaloto, John Manalo, Nanette Inventor, Jeremiah Rosales and Marti San Juan

20. She’s the One
CEB Rated B/Oct. 16, 2013/Produced by Star Cinema
Directed by Mae Czarina Cruz/
Starring Bea Alonzo, Dingdong Dantes, Enrique Gil. Maricar Reyes, Liza Soberano, Perla Bautista, Pinky Amador, Guji Lorenzana, Coleen Garcia,
Daniel Matsunaga. LJ Reyes and John Rey Castro


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