1979 Metro Manila Film Festival

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1979 Metro Manila Film Festival
Date 25 December 1979
Official website website
Highlights
Best Picture Kasal-Kasalan, Bahay-Bahayan
Most awards Ina ka ng Anak Mo and Kasal-Kasalan, Bahay-Bahayan (3)
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The 5th Metro Manila Film Festival was held in 1979.

Ten movies vied for top honors in the 1979 Metro Manila Film Festival. HPS Productions' Kasal-Kasalan, Bahay-Bahayan was named Best Film and was the top grosser of the festival. Ina ka ng Anak Mo received three major awards including the Best Actor and Best Actress for Raul Aragon, and Lolita Rodriguez and Nora Aunor respectively.[1]

Entries[edit]

Title of Movie Starring Studio Director
Kasal-Kasalan Bahay-Bahayan Nora Aunor, Christopher de Leon, Alma Moreno and Rudy Fernandez, Rebecca Gonzales, Lito Anzures, Jose Garcia, Matimtiman Cruz, German Moreno Pablo Santiago
Ina ka ng Anak Mo Lolita Rodriguez, Nora Aunor, Raul Aragon Lino Brocka
Ang Lihim ng Guadalupe Fernando Poe, Jr., Tina Monasterio, Yvette Christine, Paquito Diaz, Lito Anzures, Vic Diaz, Romy Diaz, Bentot Jr., Max Alvarado Armando A. Herrera
Ang Sisiw ay Isang Agila Lito Lapid, George Estregan, Dante Varona, David Aguila, Julie Ann Fortich, Lucita Soriano, Teroy de Guzman, Yoyoy Villame Jun Gallardo
Modelong Tanso Charito Solis, Vilma Santos Cirio H. Santiago
Mamang Sorbertero Joseph Estrada, Celeste Legaspi, Rod Navarro, Dencio Padilla, Subas Herrero, Quiel Segovia, Vic Sotto, Veronica Palileo Augusto Buenaventura
Kadete Jay Ilagan, Ronald Corveau, Rez Cortez, Anna Marin, Fred Montilla, Rosemarie Gil, Alicia Alonzo, Anita Linda, Romeo Rivera, Dino Kortes, Michael de Mesa, Marissa del Mar Emmanuel Borlaza
Bugoy Dolphy, Lotis Key, Panchito, Paquito Diaz, Max Alvardao, Ernie Ortega, Conde Ubaldo, Hero Bautista Jett C. Espiritu
Ang Alamat ni Julian Makabayan Christopher de Leon, Charo Santos, Eddie Garcia, Perla Bautista, Johnny Delgado, Lilibeth Ranillo, Celso Ad. Castillo, Tony Santos Sr. Celso Advento Castillo
Alabok na Ginto Roel Vergel de Dios, Veronica Jones, Allan Valenzuela, Anita Linda, Ruben Rustia, Renato Del Prado, Joe Garcia Dr. Antonio C. Martinez

Winners and nominees[edit]

Awards[edit]

Winners are listed first and highlighted in boldface.[2]

Lino Brocka, Best Director winner.
Nora Aunor, Best Actress winner (tied with Lolita Rodriguez).
Best Film Best Director
Best Actor Best Actress
Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress
  • Rebecca Gonzales – Kasal-kasalan, bahay-bahayan
Best Sound Engineering Best Cinematography
  • Gaudencio Barredo – Kadete
  • Ben Lobo – Ang lihim ng Guadalupe
Best Editing Best Music
  • Edgardo Vinarao – Kadete
  • Restie Umali – Ang Sisiw ay Isang Agila
Best Story
  • Rick Acasio – Kasal-kasalan, bahay-bahayan

Multiple awards[edit]

Films with multiple awards[edit]

The following films received one or multiple awards:

Awards Film
3 Ina ka ng Anak Mo
Kasal-kasalan, bahay-bahayan
2 Kadete
1 Alamat ni Julian Makabayan
Ang lihim ng Guadalupe
Ang sisiw ay isang agila

Box Office gross[edit]

MMFF Entry Gross Ticket Sales
Kasal-Kasalan Bahay-Bahayan P 20.0 million*
Ang Lihim ng Guadalupe P 18.5 million
Ina Ka Ng Anak Mo P 17.0 million
Bugoy P 16.0 million
Mamang Sorbetero P 14.0 million
Ang Sisiw ay Isang Agila P 10.0 million
Kadete P 9.5 million
Modelong Tanso P 8.0 million
Ang Alamat ni Julian Makabayan P 7.0 million
Alabok na Ginto P 6.5 million

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1978 Metro Manila Film Festival
Metro Manila Film Festival
1979
Succeeded by
1980 Metro Manila Film Festival