Confessional (film)

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For the 1994 Robert Lepage film, see The Confessional.
Confessional
Directed by Jerrold Tarog
Ruel Dahis Antipuesto
Produced by Oddfield Productions
Creative Production Inc
Written by Ramon Ukit
Starring Publio Briones III
David Barril
Greg Fernandez
Donna Gimeno
Owee Salva
Jai Rabin
Music by Roger “TJ” Ladro
Arodasi
Edited by Pats R. Ranyo
Country Philippines
Language Cebuano

Confessional is an internationally awarded mockumentary indie film by Jerrold Tarog and Ruel Dahis Antipuesto. It won Best Film in the First Features Section of 10th Osian Festival of Asian and Arab Cinema in New Delhi, India.[1]

Plot summary[edit]

On a trip to Cebu to document the Sinulog Festival Ryan Pastor meets Lito Caliso, an erring politician, who confesses to Ryan's camera all the crimes he committed while in office.[2]

Cast[edit]

  • David Barril (aka Jerrold Tarog) as Ryan Pastor
  • Publio Briones III as Lito Caliso
  • Greg Fernandez as Miguel
  • Donna Gimeno as Miguel's Wife
  • Owee Salva as Monet Silva
  • Paola Aseron as Kathy Escueta
  • Jude Bacalso as Jhae Zaspa
  • Bambi Beltran as Sister Ana Maria Teresa
  • Archie Modequillo as Marcus
  • Jay Roderick Rabin as Undo
  • Ruel Rigor as Prof. Romulo Albaracin

Awards[edit]

10th Osian Festival of Asian and Arab Cinema[edit]

  • Best Film - Confessional

Cinema One Originals[edit]

  • Best Picture - Confessional
  • Best Director - Jerrold Tarog and Ruel Dahis Antipuesto
  • Best Screenplay - Ramon Ukit (aka Jerrold Tarog)
  • Best Editing - Pats R. Ranyo (aka Jerrold Tarog)
  • Best Supporting Actor - Publio Briones III
  • Best Sound - Roger “TJ” Ladro (aka Jerrold Tarog)
  • Star Cinema Special Award

24th PMPC STAR AWARDS[edit]

  • Best Film (Digital Category - Confessional
  • Best Director - Jerrold Tarog and Ruel Dahis Antipuesto
  • Best Screenplay - Ramon Ukit (aka Jerrold Tarog)
  • Best Editing - Pats R. Ranyo (aka Jerrold Tarog)
  • Best Sound - Roger “TJ” Ladro (aka Jerrold Tarog)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dimaculangan, Jocelyn (29 July 2008). "Jerrold Tarog recalls triumph of "Confessional" at Osian Film Fest". Entertainment Guide/Indie. The Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved 11 August 2008. 
  2. ^ Jerrold Tarog (11 August 2008). "Confessional". The Filipino Filmmaking Portal. Retrieved 11 August 2008. 

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