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Hero’s welcome urged for Pinoy Best Director Cannes Film Festival winner – Brillante Mendoza

Brillantes Mendoza

Like Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao, director Brillante Mendoza deserves to be given a hero’s welcome when he comes home, an award winning filmmaker said Monday.

Mendoza has bagged the best director award at the recently concluded 62nd Cannes Film Festival for his dark movie “Kinatay (The Execution of P).” This is the first time that a Filipino won the prestigious award.

article parsed, read in full here: https://abs-cbnnews.com/entertainment/05/25/09/brillante-mendoza-draws-praise-after-feat

we agree that this is a huge achievement and deserves equal if not bigger celebration for the country.

read movie review of Kinatay at Variety here:  http://tinyurl.com/obox8y

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