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Filipno is Best Director in 2009 Cannes

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Brillante Mendoza has won the “Best Director” award in the recent 2009 Cannes International Film Festival, putting the Filipino in the honor roster of luminaries like Billy Wilder, David Lean and Roberto Rossellini, to name a few. “Kinatay” is the film that has brought fame to Mendoza, putting the Philippines in the map of the cinematic industry in the Southeast Asian region.

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Written by Raffy Pekson II

May 28, 2009 at 12:53 pm

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