Gil Portes

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Gil Portes
Born
Gil M. Portes

(1945-09-13)September 13, 1945
DiedMay 24, 2017(2017-05-24) (aged 71)
CitizenshipFilipino
Alma mater
Occupationfilm director, film producer, screenwriter

Gil M. Portes (September 13, 1945 – May 24, 2017) was a Filipino film director, film producer and screenwriter.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Gil Portes took up his Journalism in University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines; and received a master's degree in theater from Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, New York.

Career[edit]

His drama film Saranggola (1999) won various awards at the Metro Manila Film Festival, including Best Picture and Best Actor. It was also entered into the 21st Moscow International Film Festival.[2]

His drama film Small Voices (2002) is considered a masterpiece[who?] in Filipino cinema and won eleven awards and was nominated for eleven other awards including the Gawad Urian Awards.

Filmography[edit]

Director[edit]

Title Year
Tiket Mama, Tiket Ale 1976
Sa Piling ng Mga Sugapa 1977
Kukulog, Kikidlat Sa Tanghaling Tapat 1978
Pagonggahan 1979
Miss X 1980
Wanted! Wives 1980
High School Scandal 1981
Carnival Queen 1981
Pusong Uhaw 1982
Iiyak Ka Rin 1983
Gabi Kung Sumikat Ang Araw 1983
Never Say Goodbye 1983
'Merika 1984
Bukas, May Pangarap 1984
Birds of Prey 1988
Andrea, Paano Ba Ang Maging Isang Ina? 1990
Class of '91 1991
Kailan Dalawa Ang Mahal? 1993
Minsan May Pangarap: The Guce Family Story 1995
Mulanay: Sa Pusod ng Paraiso 1996
Puerto Princesa 1997
Miguel/Michelle 1998
Saranggola [Kite] 1999
Markova: Comfort Gay 2000
I.D. 2001
In the Bosom of the Enemy 2001
Huwag Kang Kikibo 2001
Mga Munting Tinig 2002
Homecoming 2003
Beautiful Life 2004
Matthew, Mark, Luke and John 2005
The Mourning Girls 2006
Barcelona 2006
Pitik Bulag 2009
Two Funerals 2010
Bayang Magiliw 2013
Liars 2013
Ang Tag-Araw ni Twinkle 2013
Hukluban 2014
Ang Hapis at Himagsik ni Hermano Puli 2016
Moonlight Over Baler 2017

Awards[edit]

Year Award-Giving Body Category Work Result
1990 Metro Manila Film Festival [3] Best Director Andrea, Paano Ba ang Maging Isang Ina? Won
Best Original Story (with Ricky Lee) Won
Best Screenplay (with Ricky Lee) Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ News, ABS-CBN. "Acclaimed filmmaker Gil Portes, 71, passes away". abs-cbn.com. Retrieved 1 June 2017.
  2. ^ "21st Moscow International Film Festival (1999)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 2013-03-22. Retrieved 2013-03-23.
  3. ^ "Metro Manila Film Festival:1990". IMDB. Retrieved 2014-04-09.

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