Crying Ladies

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Crying Ladies
Directed by Mark Meily
Written by Mark Meily
Melvin Lee
Starring Sharon Cuneta
Hilda Koronel
Angel Aquino
Release date
  • December 25, 2003 (2003-12-25)
Country Philippines
Box office P 89,563,226.15

Crying Ladies is a 2003 Filipino film directed by Mark Meily, and winner of Best Picture in the 2003 Metro Manila Film Festival. It was the Philippines' submission to the 77th Academy Awards for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but was not accepted as a nominee.[1][2]


The story revolves around 3 matured women, Stella (Sharon Cuneta), Rhoda (Hilda Koronel) and Choleng (Angel Aquino) who are in badly need of cash for their family. They would do everything, from crying to funerals to dirty work just to make both ends meet.



Year Award-Giving Body Category Recipient Result
2003 Metro Manila Film Festival [3] Best Picture Crying Ladies Won
Best Director Mark Meily Won
Best Actor Eric Quizon Won
Best Supporting Actress Hilda Koronel Won
Best Child Performer Julio Pacheco Won

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "50 Countries in Competition for Oscar". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. 2004-10-22. Archived from the original on June 11, 2007. Retrieved 2008-07-09. 
  2. ^ "2005 Oscars 77th Academy Awards Nominees". Yahoo! Movies. 2005-01-25. Retrieved 2008-07-09. 
  3. ^ "Metro Manila Film Festival:2003". IMDB. Retrieved 2014-04-09.

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