|1997 Metro Manila Film Festival
||25 December 1997
||Nasaan ang Puso?
||Nasaan ang Puso? (10)
The 23rd Metro Manila Film Festival was held in 1997.
MaQ Productions' Nasaan ang Puso romped away with ten awards in the 1997 Metro Manila Film Festival including the Best Picture, Best Actress for Maricel Soriano, Best Actor for Christopher de Leon and the Gatpuno Antonio J. Villegas Cultural Awards among others. On the other hand, Viva Films and Neo Films' Magic Kingdom received six awards including the Best Float and the Third Best Picture Award. Meanwhile, the Second Best Picture, Gem's Babae got four awards. The festival also showcases the first Filipino full-length Animated Movie entitled Adarna: The Mythical Bird.
|Title of Movie
|Nasaan ang Puso
||Christopher de Leon, Maricel Soriano, Judy Ann Santos, Spencer Reyes, Gina Pareno, Ronaldo Valdez
||Chito S. Rono
||Nora Aunor, Judy Ann Santos, Jao Mapa, Nida Blanca, Mark Gil, Luis Gonzales
||Jason Salcedo, Junell Hernando, Janus del Prado, Anne Curtis, Mark Gil, William Martinez, Ramon Christopher, Maricel Laxa
||VIVA Films and Neo Films
||Peque Gallaga and Lore Reyes
||Eddie Garcia, Monsour Del Rosario, Eddie Gutierrez, Dan Fernandez and Aya Medel
||Virtual Cinema International
|Adarna: The Mythical Bird
||Voices of: Jolina Magdangal, Marvin Agustin, Martin Nievera and Regine Velasquez
||Geirry A. Garcia
|Anak ng Bulkan
||Tom Taus, Jr., Beth Tamayo, Amy Austria, Bembol Roco, Lloyd Samartino, Denise Joaquin
||Cirio H. Santiago
Winners and nominees
Winners are listed first and highlighted in boldface.
Films with multiple awards
The following films received one or multiple awards:
||Nasaan ang Puso
Box Office gross