Muling Umawit ang Puso

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Muling Umawit ang Puso
Muling Umawit ang Puso poster.jpg
Official POster for the 1995 Metro Manila Film Festival
Directed by Joel Lamangan
Produced by Jocelyn D. Bracamonte....associate producer
Vic del Rosario Jr..... executive producer
William C. Leary....producer
Screenplay by Ricardo Lee
Story by Ricardo Lee
Starring Nora Aunor
Albert Martinez
Donna Cruz
Ian de Leon
Music by Vehnee Saturno
Cinematography RIcardo Jacinto
Edited by Jess Navarro
Distributed by Viva Films
Release date(s) 25 December 1995
Running time 130 mins
Country Philippines Philippines
Language Filipino

Muling Umawit ang Puso? is a 1995 Filipino film and an official entry to the 1995 Metro Manila Film Festival. This is the story of a popular singer-actress (Aunor) who went into seclusion after the traumatic experience of watching her pregnant sister die in the wake of a stampede of her fans. Nearly twenty years later she took in a young girl who wanted to be a star and tried to mold her into a copy of what she was before. With her she also picked up the pieces of the life she placed on hold and now was wishing to resume not as the star she was but as an involved caring and loving person.[1]

Winner of 8 awards at the 1995 Metro Manila Film Festival (including Best Picture, Director, Actress, Supporting Actor and Supporting Actress).

Synopsis[edit]

a story of a once-famous actress now struggling to regain her popularity but fails. With the arrival of her niece (Donna Cruz), her plans of staging a comeback suddenly come to life with her presence. In the midst of this story is a political battle between two mayoral candidates, the expose done by a courageous journalist (Michael de Mesa) who happens to be Aunor's boyfriend, and a prostitution ring run by a mayoral candidate. As expected, things go wrong and awry.[2]

Cast[edit]

Reviews[edit]

  • Nora Aunor’s fiery emotional labor in Muling Umawit ang Puso mines the lurid and lasting legacies of social transformation in the life of a former singing diva who returns to an industry wracked by corruption. The changes in her life nourish the mental resources through which she participates in changing her society and her being woman and artist. - Patrick D. Flores, 6th Circle Citations, Young Critics Circle
  • But you cannot fault Nora’s acting in the movie dahil bumalik dito ’yung husay niya sa classic movies na gaya ng Ina Ka ng Anak Mo at Tatlong Taong Walang Diyos… It’s a star vehicle for her and she carries it through with all the charisma and expertise of a first-rate actress. - Mario E. Bautista, “Bumalik ang Galing ni Nora sa Pag-arte,” Freehand

Awards[edit]

Year Group Category Nominee Result
1995 Metro Manila Film Festival Best Picture Won
Best Director Joel Lamangan Won
Best Actress Nora Aunor Won
Best Supporting Actress Donna Cruz Won
Best Supporting Actor Albert Martinez Won
Best Art Production Won
Best Screenplay Ricky Lee Won
Best Story Ricky Lee Won
Best Music Won
Best Theme Song Muling Umawit ang Puso Won
Gatpuno Antonio J. Villegas Cultural Awards Muling Umawit ang Puso Won
1996 FAMAS Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences Awards Best Supporting Actress Donna Cruz Nominated
Gawad Urian Awards (Manunuri ng Pelikulang Pilipino) Best Supporting Actor Albert MArtinez Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Jeniffer Sevilla Nominated
Best Music Vehnee Saturno Nominated
Young Critics Circle Best Performance by Male or Female, Adult or Child, Individual or Ensemble in Leading or Supporting Role Nora Aunor Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Muling Umawit ang Puso Review". Retrieved 2013-01-27. 
  2. ^ "Nora Aunor Filmography". Retrieved 2013-01-27. 

External links[edit]

Muling umawit ang puso at the Internet Movie Database