Extended look: 'Oro Plata Mata' in HD


Posted at Feb 23 2013 06:45 PM | Updated as of Feb 24 2013 02:50 AM

Peque Gallaga masterpiece hits theaters March 6

MANILA, Philippines – A decade since it was first released, the Peque Gallaga masterpiece "Oro, Plata, Mata" will once again tell the gripping story of two war-torn families when it hits theaters on March 6.

Restored in high definition (HD) by the ABS-CBN Restoration Project in partnership with Central Digital Lab Inc., "Oro, Plata, Mata" will be released by the Kapamilya film production firm Star Cinema.

Set in the province of Negros during World War II, the movie, written by Jose Javier Reyes, tells the story of how two haciendero families cope with the changes brought by the war.

It starred an ensemble cast including Sandy Andolong, Cherie Gil, Mitch Valdes, Lorli Villanueva, Liza Lorena, Kuh Ledesma, Ronnie Lazaro, Joel Torre and Fides Cuyugan-Asencio.

In 1982, "Oro, Plata, Mata" won the Gawad Urian awards for best picture, direction, cinematography, production design, musical score, and sound. In the same year, it won the Luna Awards of the Film Academy of the Philippines for production design and best supporting actress for Lorena.