Must Be... Love

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Must Be... Love
Must Be Love (film).jpg
Theatrical movie poster
Directed by Dado Lumibao
Produced by
Written by
  • Melissa Chua
  • Roumella Monge
  • Vanessa Valdez
Screenplay by
  • Melissa Chua
  • Roumella Monge
Starring Kathryn Bernardo
Daniel Padilla
Music by Jessie Lasaten
Cinematography
  • Charlie Peralta
  • Gary Gardoce
Edited by Marya Ignacio
Distributed by Star Cinema
Release dates
  • March 13, 2013 (2013-03-13)
Country Philippines
Language Tagalog
English
Box office PHP 64,737,958 [1]

Must Be... Love is a 2013 Filipino coming-of-age romantic comedy film directed by Dado Lumibao, starring Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla. The film was shot in many locations in Cebu and Laguna in the Philippines. The film was produced by Star Cinema and was released nationwide on March 13, 2013.[2]

This marks the first solo film with love tandem Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla in a leading role following their roles in the ensemble films 24/7 in Love and Sisterakas in 2012.[1]

Synopsis[edit]

"Must Be... Love" follows the love story of Patricia, better known as "Patchot or Patch" played by (Kathryn Bernardo) and her childhood best friend Ivan (Daniel Padilla). But what will Patchot do if she starts falling in love with her best friend?. And what if Ivan only sees her as a 'best friend'? This problem will develop when another girl enters Ivan's life. Unfortunately for Patchot, it's her cousin Angel (Liza Soberano). Will Ivan fall in love with "Patchot" or will they remain as best friends forever?

Casts[edit]

Main Cast[edit]

Supporting Cast[edit]

Cameo Appearance[edit]

  • G. Toengi as Patchot's Mother
  • Enrique Gil as Dave (uncredited)
  • Sofia Milla as young Patchot Espinosa
  • Kyle Banzon as young Ivan Martinez

Production[edit]

Music[edit]

"Nasa Iyo Na Ang Lahat", an entry in the 2013 songwriting competition Himig Handog P-Pop Love Songs originally recorded by Daniel Padilla, was used as the film's theme song. A mid-tempo version of the song was recorded by Sam Milby, which it was used in the trailer of the film and was also played in the film.[3]

Reception[edit]

Rating[edit]

The film was graded "B" by the Cinema Evaluation Board, and it received G rating by the MTRCB.

Box office[edit]

The film's total gross is PHP 64,737,958 after its two weeks of showing.[1] The film's gross is in line with Star Cinema's previous romance film A Moment In Time which earned ₱64.54 million.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Must Be... Love". March 20–24, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Daniel Padilla and Kathryn Bernardo in Star Cinema's "Must Be Love"". Retrieved February 23, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Must Be Love Full Trailer". YouTube. February 27, 2014. Retrieved March 1, 2014. 

External links[edit]

Must Be... Love at the Internet Movie Database