'Bhoy Intsik' wins Best Editing award in Nice International Film Festival of World Cinema
MANILA, Philippines – Joel Lamangan's Bhoy Intsik won the Best Editing award in the Foreign Language category of the 2018 Nice International Film Festival of World Cinema, held in France from May 5 to 12.
John Anthony Wong received the award, besting 12 nominees in the category.
The movie, starring RS Francisco and Ronwaldo Martin, tells the story of two small-time felons who crossed paths and formed an unusual friendship.
In a statemment, Wong dedicated the award to the cast and crew of the film.
"I'm thankful to have once again been able to work with Direk Joel on one of his most important projects. It was also a pleasure to have been able to work with screenwriter Ronald Carballo, cinematographer Rain Yamson II, musical scorer Emerzon Texon and actor-producer Raymond Francisco. All of them were very hands on in the creative process. The success of the film is truly a collaborative process."
Bhoy Intsik previously won the Special Jury Prize in the Orient Express section of the 38th Oporto International Film Festival. It also earned two acting awards for RS Francisco at the Sinag Maynila Film Festival 2017 and Star Awards for Movies 2018.
It also competed at the London East Asia Film Festival 2017. – Rappler.com