IN PHOTOS: Jaclyn Jose arrives in Manila after Cannes victory
MANILA, Philippines – Actress Jaclyn Jose arrived in Manila on Tuesday afternoon, May 24 after her win at the Cannes Film Festival last Sunday, May 22. (IN PHOTOS: Jaclyn Jose's emotional Cannes 2016 win)
The actress arrived with her daughter Andi Eigenmann and Ma' Rosa director Brillante Mendoza. (READ: Jaclyn Jose: 5 fun facts about the veteran actress, loving mom and grandma)
(I offer this trophy to the Filipino people. This is not just any trophy. It's so hard to get this.)
Jaclyn won the Best Actress award at Cannes for her role in Ma' Rosa. She plays Rosa, a mother of 4 children who owns a small convenient store in a poor neighborhood but sells illegal drugs on the side to survive.
Jaclyn is the first Filipino actress to win the award. Brillante won the Best Director in 2009 for Kinatay. – with reports from Jedwin M Llobrera/Rappler.com