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Bata, Bata, Paano Ka Ginawa
Direction: Chito Roņo

1998
109 minutes
Color
35mm print
Star Cinema Productions, Inc.

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Shown on: February 9, 1999; March 4 and 8, 2000; April 24, 2000 at the UPFC


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 Bata, Bata, Paano Ka Ginawa

A fiercely independent and unflinchingly candid woman connected with a women's crisis and survival center has to raise her two kids with different fathers. Her first husband has left her when their career options failed to converge. She is now stuck in an extramarital arrangement with another man who cannot bring himself to respect and commit to their quite unorthodox relationship.

Best Director and Best Actress for Vilma Santos (Brussels International Festival of Independent Films, 1999);
Special Jury Prize Award for Women's Awareness (The 44th Asia-Pacific Film Festival, 1999);
Best Picture (Film Academy of the Philippines, 1999);
Best Story (Filipino Academy for Movie Arts and Sciences, 1999);
Best Film of the Year, Best Performance for Vilma Santos and Best Screenplay ( Young Critics Circle Film Desk Awards, 1999);
Best Picture, Best Actress for Vilma Santos, Best Screenplay (Manunuri ng Pelikulang Pilipino's Urian Awards, 1999);
Best Picture, Best Screenplay and Best Story (Pampelikulang Samahan ng mga Dalubguro, 1999)

Direction: Chito Roņo
Screenplay (from her novel): Lualhati Bautista
Cinematography: Charlie Peralta
Editing: Jaime Davila
Sound: Albert Michael Idioma
Production Design: Manny Morfe
Music: Jessie Lasaten

Cast:

Vilma Santos
Albert Martinez
Ariel Rivera
Raymond Bagatsing
Carlo Aquino
Serena Dalrymple
Angel Aquino
Rosemarie Gil
Dexter Doria
Cherrie Pie Picache
Cita Astals
Andrea del Rosario.


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