I Love You, Goodbye

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I Love You, Goodbye
Theatrical movie poster
Directed by Laurice Guillen
Produced by Malou Santos
Written by Vanessa Valdez
Kris Gazmen
Karen Ramos
Starring Angelica Panganiban
Gabby Concepcion
Kim Chiu
Derek Ramsay
Music by I Love You, Goodbye by Juris
Cinematography Lee Briones Meily
Edited by Manet Dayrit
Efren Jarlego
Distributed by Star Cinema
Release dates
  • December 25, 2009 (2009-12-25)
Country Philippines
Language Tagalog
Budget P 30,000,000
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[edit]

Main cast[edit]


Supporting cast[edit]



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.[2] 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.[3]


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[edit]

Award Giving Body Award Recipient Result
35th Metro Manila Film Festival[4] 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[5] 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


  1. ^ 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. 
  2. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ 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. 
  4. ^ Jeffrey Osoc (30 December 2009). "35th Metro Manila Film Fest winners unveiled". Philippine Entertainment Portal Inc. Retrieved 25 March 2013. 
  5. ^ Mell T Navarro (17 March 2010). "PMPC announces nominees for the 26th Star Awards for Movies". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved 25 March 2013. 

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