1993 Metro Manila Film Festival

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1993 Metro Manila Film Festival
Date 25 December 1993
Official website website
Highlights
Best Picture Kung Mawawala Ka Pa
Most awards May Minamahal (9)
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The 19th Metro Manila Film Festival was held in 1993.

Reyna Films' Kung Mawawala Ka Pa and Star Cinema's May Minamahal shared top honors in the 1993 Metro Manila Film Festival. Kung Mawawala Ka Pa was awarded Best Picture and received seven other awards including the Best Actress for Dawn Zulueta among others. On the other hand, May Minamahal won nine awards including the Best Actor for the second consecutive time winner Aga Muhlach, Best Director for Jose Javier Reyes, Second Best Picture, and the coveted Gatpuno Antonio J. Villegas Cultural Awards among others.[1][2]

Entries[edit]

Title of Movie Starring Studio Director
Official entries
Kung Mawawala Ka Pa Christopher de Leon, Dawn Zulueta, Sarah Jane Abad, Amy Austria, Pilar Pilapil Reyna Films Jose Mari Avellana
May Minamahal Aga Muhlach, Aiko Melendez, Boots Anson-Roa, Ronaldo Valdez, Aljon Jimenez, John Estrada, Agot Isidro, Liza Lorena, Marita Zonbel, Nikka Valencia, Claudine Barretto Star Cinema Jose Javier Reyes
Inay Nora Aunor, Tirso Cruz III, Chanda Romero, Tommy Abuel, Tita Munoz, Orestes Ojeda, Caridad Sanchez, Louella de Cordova, Carol Dauden, Jaclyn Jose, Melanie Marquez OWNI Films Artemio Marquez
Doring Dorobo: Hagupit ng Batas Eddie Garcia, Eddie Gutierrez, Boots Anson-Roa, Sharmaine Arnaiz, Paquito Diaz, Re 'PJ' Abellana, Ali Sotto, Dick Israel, Vivian Foz LEA Productions Augusto Salvador
Gaano Kita Kamahal Christopher de Leon, Lorna Tolentino, Tirso Cruz III, Daniel Fernando, Juan Rodrigo, Marita Zobel, Sylvia Sanchez, Ali Sotto Pioneer Films Butch Perez
Pusoy Dos Janno Gibbs, Dennis Padilla, Gelli de Belen, Leo Martinez, Mat Ranillo III, Jackie Aquino VIVA Films Jun Aristorenas
Other entries
Lt. Madarang: Iginuhit mo ang Sarili kong Dugo Harvest Films Inc.
Victor Meneses: Dugong Kriminal Octoarts Films
Buenaventura Daang: Bad Boys Gang Moviestars Production
Geron Olivar Regal Films

Winners and nominees[edit]

Awards[edit]

Winners are listed first and highlighted in boldface.[3]

Best Film Best Director
  • Kung Mawawala Ka Pa - Reyna Films
    • May Minamahal - Star Cinema (2nd Best Picture)
    • Doring Dorobo: Hagupit ng Batas - LEA Productions(3rd Best Picture)
    • Gaano Kita Kamahal - Pioneer Films
    • Pusoy Dos - VIVA Films
    • Inay - OWNI Films
Best Actor Best Actress
Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress
Best Art Direction Best Cinematography
  • Romy Vitug - Kung Mawawala Ka Pa
Best Child Performer Best Editing
  • Sarah Jane Abad – Kung Mawawala Ka Pa
  • Augusto Salvador - Doring Dorobo: Hagupit ng Batas
Best Story Best Screenplay
Best Original Song Best Music
  • Kung Mawawala Ka Pa
Best Visual Effects Best Make-up
  • Bobby Pineda – Doring Dorobo: Hagupit ng Batas
  • Teresita Dominguez – Gaano Kita Kamahal
Best Sound Recording Best Float
  • Ramon Reyes - Kung Mawawala Ka Pa
Gatpuno Antonio J. Villegas Cultural Awards

Multiple awards[edit]

Films with multiple awards[edit]

The following films received one or multiple awards:

Awards Film
9 May Minamahal
8 Kung Mawawala Ka Pa
3 Doring Dorobo: Hagupit ng Batas
1 Gaano Kita Kamahal

Controversies[edit]

Winners' list leakage[edit]

During the "Gabi ng Parangal" held in the PICC Plenary Hall, December 27 of Monday night, a supposed leakage of the list of winners marred that year's awards presentation.[4]

Box Office gross[edit]

MMFF Entry Gross Ticket Sales
Pusoy Dos P 35.8 million*
Doring Dorobo: Hagupit ng Batas P 33.0 million
May Minamahal P 30 million
Inay P 28.5 million
Kung Mawawala Ka Pa P 16.2 million
Gaano Kita Kamahal P 13.5 million
Geron Olivar P 13.0 million
Lt. Madarang: Iginuhit mo ang Sarili kong Dugo P 11.5 million
Buenaventura Daang: Bad Boys Gang P 9.5 million
Victor Meneses: Dugong Kriminal P 8.5 million

References[edit]

  1. ^ "THE 1993 METRO MANILA FILM FESTIVAL: AGA MUHLACH WINS ANEW; "KUNG MAWAWALA KA PA" BEST PICTURE". Video 48. Retrieved 2014-04-14.
  2. ^ The Philippine Star. "1993 Metrofest Awards: The moment of truth". December 29, 1993. Newspaper Print.
  3. ^ "Metro Manila Film Festival: Awards for 1993". Internet Movie Database. 
  4. ^ "A scandal-free Metro Manila Filmfest". Philstar. Retrieved 2014-04-20.

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1992 Metro Manila Film Festival
Metro Manila Film Festival
1993
Succeeded by
1994 Metro Manila Film Festival