One More Try and Sisterakas: Star Cinema’s top-grossing and award-winning films in MMFF 2012

Star Cinema is now celebrating back to back success after getting the top spots in the highest grossing films of the 2012 Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) that includes Sisterakas and One More Try. According to data from the film fest organizer Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA), after two days in theaters, Sisterakas continues to rule the list of the highest-earning MMFF entries with a nationwide two-day gross of P71.2 million; while One More Try is still strong at no.3 with P24.3 million. And it will increase as days pass by.

Aside from the big earnings that One More Try and Sisterakas are getting, both movies made it great the the 38th MMFF Awards Night at the Meralco Theater, Ortigas last December 27. Sisterakas brought home the Best Supporting Actress trophy for Wilma Doesnt and the third place at the Best Picture category. Meanwhile, One More Try received Best Actor award for Dingdong Dantes, Best Child Star for Miguel Vergara, who played as the dying son of Angel and Dingdong, Best Editing for Vito Kahili, Best Screenplay for Anna Ramos, and the first-ever FPJ Memorial Award.

Sisterakas was directed by Wenn V Deramas and stars Kris Aquino, Vice Ganda, Ai Ai delas Alas, Kathryn Bernardo, Daniel Padilla and Xyriel Manabat; and One More Try directed by Ruel S. Bayani stars Angel Locsin, Angelica Panganiban, Dingdong Dantes, Zanjoe Marudo, Agot Isidro and Carmina Villaroel. Both films are still showing in all cinemas nationwide together with the other official entries for the 2012 MMFF including The Strangers, Thy Womb, El Presidente, Si Enteng Si Agimat at Si Ako, Sosy Problems and Shake Rattle & Roll 14.

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