Brillante Mendoza tears up in Ma' Rosa's screening
Updated as of May 20 11:55 AM
CANNES – Brillante Mendoza participated in the Cannes Film Festival five times but this was the first time he shed tears after receiving applause that lasted over 5 minutes, until he left the cinema with the Ma' Rosa entourage. The red carpet premiere of Ma' Rosa was a much-anticipated event for film critics and the legion of fans of Mendoza. The film is his entry for the Main Competition in the 69th Festival de Cannes.
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