'Heneral Luna' wins big at 2016 Luna Awards


Posted at Sep 19 2016 03:39 PM

MANILA – The historical biopic "Heneral Luna" was a big winner during the 34th Film Academy of the Philippines' Luna Awards held at the Quezon City Sports Club on Sunday.

The film won several major awards including Best Picture and nods for director Jerrold Tarog and lead actor John Arcilla.


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It also won Best Screenplay, Best Supporting Actor, Best Cinematography, Best Production Design, Best Editing, Best Musical Scoring and Best Sound.

Kapamilya actress Bea Alonzo, meantime, brought home the Best Actress award for her compelling performance in the Star Cinema movie “The Love Affair.”

Here is the complete list of winners of this year’s Luna Awards:

Best Picture - Heneral Luna (Artikulo Uno)
Best Director - Jerrold Tarog (Heneral Luna)
Best Screenplay - Henry Francia, E.A. Rocha and Jerrold Tarog (Heneral Luna)
Best Actor - John Arcilla (Heneral Luna)
Best Actress - Bea Alonzo (The Love Affair)
Best Supporting Actor - Nonie Buencamino (Heneral Luna)
Best Supporting Actress - Ana Abad-Santos (Apocalypse Child)
Best Cinematography - Pong Ignacio (Heneral Luna)
Best Production Design - Benjamin Padero and Carlo Tabije (Heneral Luna)
Best Editing - Jerrold Tarog (Heneral Luna)
Best Musical Scoring - Jerrold Tarog (Heneral Luna)
Best Sound - Mikko Quizon (Heneral Luna)
Golden Reel Award – Vilma Santos
Plaque of Recognition – Jaclyn Jose