One True Love
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|One True Love|
Promotional poster of One True Love
|Directed by||Mac Alejandre|
|Produced by||Annette Gozon-Abrogar
Lily Y. Monteverde
Jose Mari Abacan
|Written by||Anette Gozon-Abrogar
Maryo J. De los Reyes
|Music by||Von de Guzman|
|Edited by||Sheryll Lopez|
|Distributed by||GMA Films
|Release date(s)||November 19, 2008|
|Running time||147 minutes|
|Box office||P 12,000,000 |
One True Love is a 2008 Philippine romantic film directed by Mac Alejandre, starring Dingdong Dantes and Marian Rivera, with Iza Calzado. The film was released in the Philippines on November 19, 2008.
Migs Mijares (Dingdong Dantes) was so in love with Joy (Marian Rivera) that in less than a year, he asked for her hand in marriage.
Even when Bela (Iza Calzado), the childhood sweetheart of Migs, returned from Canada and made an attempt to win him back, Migs's decision to marry his present girlfriend was resolute.
But early on, a tragedy struck the blissful marriage of Migs and Joy.
Migs had an accident, which caused his isolated retrograde amnesia. His last memory was that of his first and ex-girlfriend, and he forgot everything about his wife.
Joy did her best to bring things back to normal, but her husband could not feel any emotional connection with her. Migs could not take his mind off his first love. Meanwhile, Bela tried so hard to distance herself from her Migs, but the latter was persistent.
For her part, Joy became too interfering, always checking the whereabouts of her husband and monitoring his calls. This provoked Migs to make a choice: Be with his first love.
Joy made a last-ditch effort to save the marriage by talking to Bela but the meeting was futile.
At first, Migs and Bela were happy. But after a while, Migs started missing his wife. He became confused again, and slowly, he realized the girl who is his one true love.
Cast and characters
- Bianca King as Ara Mejares
- Jennica Garcia as Raya
- Tessie Tomas as Julie Robles
- Boots Anson-Roa as Lola
- Chinggoy Alonzo as Mr. Mijares
- Pinky Marquez as Mrs. Mijares
- Sheena Halili as Lily
- Sharlene San Pedro as Sandra
- Vaness del Moral as Mimi
- Alex Castro as Mike
- Atty.Adel Tamano
- Atty. Annette Gozon-Abrogar
- Roselle Monteverde-Teo
The Cinema Evaluation Board of the Philippines rated the film a "B"
Performances by Dantes and Rivera was raved, but it was Calzado who received the most praise as Manila Bulletin dubs her as "pure crocodile tears". Film critic Karen A. Pagsolingan pointed out that Calzado's "eyes were expressive, and her delivery of lines impressive. There were several scenes where she rendered me speechless". The final gross of the movie is P62,422,592 according to box office mojo.
- "One True Love (2008 film)". IMDB. Box Office Mojo.
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