Saturday, September 8, 2012

Nora Aunor Wins Big at Venice Film Festival

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The country's Superstar, Nora Aunor, won the hearts of Film Critics in the recent Venice Film Festival. She won the Bisato d' Oro Award from an independent award giving body in Venice for her portrayal in the film "Thy Womb." The award was given by the Premio Della Critica Indipendente, a jury of independent film critics. Nora Aunor is the first Filipina actress to win the said award.

"Thy Womb," is a film directed by Brillante Mendoza. It is up against 17 films vying for the Golden Lion award at the 69th Venice International Film Festival. The film's cast includes Lovi Poe and Mercedes Cabral, received a 5-minute standing ovation after the film's screening at the prestigious film fest.


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