Metro Manila Film Fest 2013 shortlist

The 39th Metro Manila Film Festival has announced its 15 shortlisted film entries

39TH MMFF. A breath of fresh air for new films in this year's festival. Photo from the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) Official Facebook page

MANILA, Philippines – The shortlisted entries for the 39th Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) happening in December have been announced. The 15 films will be filtered to the final 8 on June 18.

Although long-time franchise entries such as “Enteng Kabisote,” “Ang Panday” and “Shake Rattle and Roll” will not be part of this year’s roster of films, familiar faces such as Vic Sotto and Kris Aquino (“Torky And My Little Bossing”), Ramon “Bong” Revilla (“My Super Kap”), Vice Ganda (“Boy, Girl, Bakla, Tomboy”) , Eugene Domingo (“Kimmy Dora” prequel) and Jeorge Estregan Jr. (“Boy Golden”) will return to the big screen.

Breakout stars Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla, as well as small-screen love tandem Richard Yap and Jodi Sta. Maria also enter the festival with their respective romance stories, “Pagpag” and “Please Be Careful With My Heart.”

Action star Robin Padilla makes a film comeback with two movies, “Sa Ngalan ng Ama, Ina at mga Anak” and “10,000 Hours.”

The 15 shortlisted entries are:

  • 10,000 HOURS starring Robin Padilla (Phil Film Studio)
  • IBONG ADARNA starring Rocco Nacino, Joel Torre, Angel Aquino, Leo Martinez and Ronnie Lazaro (Gurion Entertainment)
  • MY SUPER KAP starring Bong Revilla, Ogie Alcasid and Toni Gonzaga (Imus Production)
  • BE CAREFUL WITH MY HEART starring Richard Yap and Jodi Sta. Maria (ABS-CBN Productions Inc.)
  • EVERYBODY LOVES starring Jake Cuenca, Jericho Rosales, Megan Young and Maja Salvador (Gung Ho Films Manila)
  • BOY, GIRL, BAKLA, TOMBOY starring Vice Ganda and Maricel Soriano (Viva Films and Star Cinema)
  • KIMMY DORA PREQUEL starring Piolo Pascual and Eugene Domingo (Spring Films)
  • TORKY AND MY LITTLE BOSSING starring Vic Sotto and Kris Aquino (OctoArts/MZET/APT/Kris Aquino Production)
  • KULAY ABO ANG LANGIT starring Carla Abellana, Diether Ocampo, Cherie Gil and Matteo Guidicelli (Hubo Productions)
  • SA NGALAN NG AMA, INA AT MGA ANAK (KURATONG BALELENG) starring Robin Padilla, Daniel Padilla and Mariel Rodriguez
  • BOY GOLDEN starring Jeorge Estregan Jr. and KC Concepcion (Scenema Concept International)
  • KALEIDOSCOPE WORLD starring Sef Cadayona and Yassi Pressman (Melcor Enterprises)
  • PAGPAG starring Daniel Padilla and Kathryn Bernardo (ABS-CBN/Skylight/Regal)
  • SAN PEDRO CALUNGSOD, BATANG MARTIR starring JM de Guzman and Christian Vasquez (Hubo Productions)
  • HOPE IN A BOTTLE starring Ruffa Gutierrez, Maja Salvador and Angeline Quinto (Quantum Films)

Watch the trailer for ‘Kaleidoscope World’ here:

– Rappler.com

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