Ang Panday (2009 film)

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Ang Panday
Ang Panday.jpg
Theatrical film poster
Directed by Rico Gutierrez
Mac Alejandre
Produced by Annette Gozon-Abrogar
Jose Mari Abacan
Marlon Bautista
Screenplay by R.J. Nuevas
Story by Carlo J. Caparas
R.J. Nuevas
Starring Ramon "Bong" Revilla
Phillip Salvador
Iza Calzado
Music by Von de Guzman
Cinematography Regiben Romana
Edited by Augusto Salvador
Production
company
Imus Productions
GMA Films
Distributed by GMA Films
Release dates
  • December 25, 2009 (2009-12-25)
Running time 110 minutes
Country Philippines
Language Filipino
Box office MMFF Gross (2weeks): P99.8M
Total Gross: P206.8

Ang Panday (English: The Blacksmith) is a 2009 Filipino action fantasy film that adapts Carlo J. Caparas' Panday comics. It was directed by Rico Gutierrez and Mac Alejandre, the film adaptation stars Ramon "Bong" Revilla, Phillip Salvador and Iza Calzado. It was released in December 25, 2009.

Revilla previously starred as a version of the title character, Flavio the blacksmith, in the film Dugo ng Panday (Blood of the Blacksmith, 1993). Phillip Salvador, who plays the antagonist Lizardo, portrayed Flavio in a television series adaptation of Ang Panday (2005).

Plot[edit]

Long ago, the evil wizard Lizardo (Phillip Salvador) sent an army of monsters to subjugate the land and its people. Lizardo succeeded, but a prophecy tells of a comet that will fall to Earth, and a man who will wield a weapon that will free the people from Lizardo’s tyranny. Flavio (Bong Revilla Jr.) is a blacksmith content with living a quiet, uneventful life in a town mostly untouched by Lizardo’s evil. But when the comet of prophecy lands on the outskirts of town, Flavio’s destiny is immediately made clear. Around the peace-loving but brave Flavio. His arch-enemy Lizardo attempts to ruin the peace and harmony of their dwelling place, affecting the inhabitants. Moreover, the evil warlord challenges Flavio by capturing his beautiful lady love Maria (Iza Calzado). A series of events take place, bringing the blacksmith (panday) at the forefront of a full-blown war against Lizardo’s troops.

Cast[edit]

35th Metro Manila Film Festival Awards[edit]

Year Category Recipient Result
2009[1] Best Picture Ang Panday Won
Best Actor Bong Revilla Won
Best Supporting Actor Phillip Salvador Won
Best Child Performer Robert Villar Won
Best Original Theme Song Ogie Alcasid ("Dahil Tanging Ikaw" - performed by Regine Velasquez) Won
Best Visual Effects Jay Santiago Won
Best Production Design Richard Somes Won

Media Release[edit]

The series was released onto DVD-format and VCD-format by VIVA Video. The DVD contained the movie plus the full-length trailer of the movie. The DVD/VCD was released in 2010.

Sequel[edit]

Main article: Ang Panday 2

In this upcoming 2011 Metro Manila Film Festival, Ang Panday 2, directed by Mac Alejandre and with the returning stars, Ramon "Bong" Revilla, Iza Calzado and Phillip Salvador and with the new character who fulfilled by Marian Rivera will be release in December 25, 2011.[2]

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Baler
Metro Manila Film Festival Award for Best Picture
2009
Succeeded by
Ang Tanging Ina Mo (Last na 'To!)