I Love You, Goodbye
|I Love You, Goodbye|
Theatrical movie poster
|Directed by||Laurice Guillen|
|Produced by||Malou Santos|
|Written by||Vanessa Valdez
|Music by||I Love You, Goodbye by Juris|
|Cinematography||Lee Briones Meily|
|Edited by||Manet Dayrit
|Distributed by||Star Cinema|
|Box office||P 125,000,000|
I Love You, Goodbye is a 2009 Filipino film starring Angelica Panganiban, Gabby Concepcion, Derek Ramsay and Kim Chiu. It is produced and released by Star Cinema. It is also the official entry of Star Cinema to the 35th Metro Manila Film Festival.
The film was also shown in select cities in the United States in January 2010 via ABS-CBN International.
Lizelle Jimenez (Angelica Panganiban) is in a new relationship with Surgeon Adrian Benitez (Gabby Concepcion).
Everything appears to be going well until Adrian's daughter from a previous marriage, Ysa (Kim Chiu), arrives from abroad and lives with them. Ysa, spares no time in showing her dislike for Lizelle, unbeknownst to Adrian.
Adrian is sued for malpractice and the investigation start to cause conflict in Adrian and Lizelle's relationship.
Feeling unwanted Lizelle finds comfort in the seductive photographer Gary Angeles (Derek Ramsay) whom we discover early on as the ex-boyfriend of Lizelle.
She rekindles her romance with Gary and proceeds to have affair with him, but in the end must make her choice if she will stay with Adrian, the man who showered her with love that changed her, or Gary her previous love.
Cast and characters
- Angelica Panganiban as Lizelle Jimenez
- Gabby Concepcion as Adrian Benitez
- Derek Ramsay as Gary Angeles
- Kim Chiu as Ysa Benitez
- Angel Aquino as Valerie Benitez
- Joem Bascon as Raul
- Matet de Leon as Melai
- Ketchup Eusebio as Jimbo
- Janna Dominguez as Connie
- Liza Lorena as Melinda
- Arlene Muhlach as Claire
- Ces Quesada as Manang
- Cris Villanueva as Arthur
- Chinggoy Alonzo as Dr. Eduardo Vicencio
I Love You Goodbye grossed a total of ₱94.2 million as of January 7, 2010, where the film fest officially closed. It took the second spot in terms of box-office performance. The film came right after Ang Panday, which grossed ₱99.4 million. And as of January 15, 2010, the film had grossed ₱108 million, according to the statement released by Star Cinema. It became one of the most successful romantic-drama movies from Star Cinema.
The movie received positive feedback. Angelica Panganiban's acting was excellent as expected by many. Kim Chiu's performance was subtle as the villain. Her character brought about the movie's conflict. Both actresses received positive reviews on their performance.
Awards and Nominations
|Award Giving Body||Award||Recipient||Result|
|35th Metro Manila Film Festival||2nd Best Festival Picture||I Love You, Goodbye||Won|
|Best Original Story||Vanessa Valdez, Kris Gazmen, Karen Ramos||Won|
|Best Cinematography||Lee Briones Meily||Won|
|Best Film Editor||Manet Dayrit, Efren Jarlego||Won|
|Best Actress||Angelica Panganiban||Nominated|
|Best Actor||Gabby Concepcion and Derek Ramsay||Nominated|
|Best Supporting Actress||Kim Chiu||Nominated|
|12th Gawad PASADO Awards||PinakaPASADOng Katuwang na Aktres (Best Supporting Actress)||Kim Chiu||Nominated|
|26th PMPC Star Awards for Movies||Movie of the Year||I Love You, Goodbye||Nominated|
|Movie Director of the Year||Laurice Guillen||Nominated|
|Movie Actress of the Year||Angelica Panganiban||Nominated|
|Movie Supporting Actress of the Year||Kim Chiu||Nominated|
|Movie Original Screenplay of the Year||Laurice Guillen, Mark Meily, and Karen Ramos||Nominated|
|Movie Cinematographer of the Year||Lee Meily||Nominated|
|Movie Editor of the Year||Manet Dayrit||Nominated|
|Movie Production of the Year||Edgar Martin Littaua||Nominated|
|Movie Musical Scorer of the Year||Von De Guzman||Nominated|
|Movie Sound Engineer of the Year||Albert Michael Idioma||Nominated|
- Fionna Acaba (29 December 2009). "Kim Chiu admits she was nervous about her role in I Love You, Goodbye". ABS-CBN Interactive Inc. Retrieved 25 March 2013.
- Erwin Santiago & Nora Calderon (8 January 2010). "Ang Panday is the official top grosser of the 35th Metro Manila Film Festival". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved 25 March 2013.
- Jocelyn Dimaculangan (15 January 2010). "PEP EXCLUSIVE: Star Cinema reveals box-office gross of its films in 2009". Philippine Entertainment Portal Inc. Retrieved 25 March 2013.
- Jeffrey Osoc (30 December 2009). "35th Metro Manila Film Fest winners unveiled". Philippine Entertainment Portal Inc. Retrieved 25 March 2013.
- Mell T Navarro (17 March 2010). "PMPC announces nominees for the 26th Star Awards for Movies". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved 25 March 2013.