A Moment in Time (film)

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A Moment in Time
A Moment In Time (film).jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byEmmanuel Quindo Palo
Written by
Screenplay byRondel Lindayag
Produced by
  • Mo Zee
  • Jay Abello
Edited byTara Illenberger
Music byJessie Lasaten
Distributed byStar Cinema
Release date
  • February 13, 2013 (2013-02-13)
Box office₱64 million

A Moment in Time is a 2013 Filipino romantic drama film directed by Emmanuel Quindo Palo and starring Coco Martin and Julia Montes. The film was shot in Amsterdam and other cities such as Paris.[1][2] The film was produced by Dreamscape Cinema and Star Cinema and released February 13, 2013.[3][4][5][6]

This marks Coco Martin and Julia Montes' first film together after their TV series Walang Hanggan.[1][2]


Patrick (Coco Martin) is a part-time waiter and self-employed artist. He meets Jillian (Julia Montes) on a subway and the two fall in love. Patrick later discovers Jillian's past and has a hard time accepting her truth. He starts to make her suffer by pretending that he really loves her. What will happen when Jillian moves? And what will happen when Patrick comes back to apologize?




The film was shot while their TV series Walang Hanggan is still airing. It was shot in Amsterdam and other cities like Paris.[1] Some scenes were taken in Manila.


Erik Santos recorded a cover of "You Are My Song" originally sung by Martin Nievera and Regine Velasquez-Alcasid, was used as the film's theme song.[7]



The film was graded "B" by the Cinema Evaluation Board and received a "GP" rating from the MTRCB.

Box office[edit]

On its opening week, the film opened at number two at the Philippine box office, grossing over ₱34.8 million behind the Hollywood action flick A Good Day to Die Hard which opened the same week and grossed over ₱45.3 million. The film was a box office success, grossing ₱64,543,391.00 in its four weeks run in the theaters.[8]

Television premiere[edit]

The film had its television premiere on December 15, 2013 in the cable channel Cinema One.


Association Category Recipient(s) and nominee(s) Result Ref.
62nd FAMAS Awards Best Actor Coco Martin Nominated [9]
Best Actress Julia Montes Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Cherie Gil Nominated


  1. ^ a b c "Coco & Julia's 1st pic together". Philstar. Retrieved January 27, 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Coco Martin and Julia Montes Movie 'A Moment in Time,' Star Cinema's Opening Salvo for 2013". Retrieved January 27, 2013.
  3. ^ "Sneak peek: Coco, Julia in 'A Moment In Time' trailer". ABS-CBN News. Retrieved January 27, 2013.
  4. ^ "'A Moment In Time' Official Movie Poster Unveiled". Retrieved January 27, 2013.
  5. ^ "Coco Martin and Julia Montes tandem in Star Cinema's A Moment in Time on 2013". Archived from the original on June 19, 2013. Retrieved January 27, 2013.
  6. ^ "Coco Martin and Julia Montes in A Moment In Time". Retrieved January 27, 2013.
  7. ^ "Trailer" on YouTube
  8. ^ "A Moment in Time (film)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved February 13, 2013.
  9. ^ "FAMAS bets; awards July 13". The Philippine Star. July 7, 2014. Retrieved April 22, 2016.

External links[edit]

A Moment in Time at IMDb