1989 Metro Manila Film Festival

1989 Metro Manila Film Festival
Date December 25, 1989 (1989-12-25) to January 3, 1990 (1990-01-03)
Best Picture Imortal
Most awards Imortal (11)

The 15th Metro Manila Film Festival was held in 1989.

Vilma Santos and Christopher de Leon received top honors winning the Best Actress and Best Actor trophies in the 1989 Metro Manila Film Festival. Their movie on VIVA Films entitled Imortal wins the Best Picture award and eight more including Best Director for multi-awarded Eddie Garcia among others.

Seiko Films' Ang Bukas ay Akin won three awards while the Best Child Performer award went to Atong Redillas for the movie, Ang Mahiwagang Daigdig ni Elias Paniki.[1][2]


Title Starring Studio Director
Ang Bukas ay AkinGretchen Barretto, Jestoni Alarcon, Cherie Gil, Cesar Montano, Isabel Rivas Seiko FilmsLaurice Guillen
ImortalVilma Santos, Christopher de Leon, Cherie Gil, Liza Lorena, Tommy Abuel, Ricky Davao, Jaclyn Jose, Gelli de Belen, Roi Vinzon, Richard Reynoso, Raoul Aragonn VIVA FilmsEddie Garcia
Irosin: Pagputok ng Araw...Babaha ng Dugo!Anthony Alonzo, Aga Muhlach, Ricky Davao, Paquito Diaz, Chat Silayan, Monica Herrera, Philip Gamboa & Aurora Sevilla D'Wonder Films Augusto Buenaventura
Last Two MinutesAlvin Patrimonio, Paul Alvarez, Jerry Codinera, Roderick Paulate, Rene Requiestas, Ruffa Gutierrez, Carmina Villaroel, Aiko Melendez, Aljon Jimenez, Jeffrey Santos, Zoren Legaspi, Janice de Belen, Alice Dixson, Maricel Laxa & Benjie ParasRegal Films Mike Relon Makiling
Ang Mahiwagang Daigdig ni Elias Paniki Ramon Revilla, Sr., Maria Isabel Lopez, Atong Redillas, Tina Godinez, Brylle MondejarGolden Lion Films and Pozon Films Carlo J. Caparas
Tupang ItimJess Lapid, Jr., Techie Agbayani, Eddie Garcia, Marissa Delgado, Jun Austria, Glaiza HerraduraPatricia Films International Joe Balagtas

Winners and nominees


Winners are listed first and highlighted in boldface.[3]

Cesar Montano, Best Supporting Actor winner
Best Film Best Director
Best Actor Best Actress
Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress
Best Art Direction Best Cinematography
  • Elmer Manapul Imortal
  • Romeo Vitug - Ang Bukas ay Akin
Best Sound Direction Best Music
  • Albert Rima - Ang Bukas ay Akin
  • George Canseco - Imortal
Best Child Performer Best Editing
  • Atong Redillas  Ang Mahiwagang Daigdig ni Elias Paniki
  • Ike Jarlego, Jr. - Imortal
Best Story Best Screenplay
Best Original Song
  • George Canseco Imortal

Special awards

Special AwardD'Wonder Film's Pagputok ng Arawm Babaha ng Dugo sa Irosin
Posthumous Award for Film Service and ExcellenceVic Silayan

Multiple awards

Films with multiple awards

The following films received one or multiple awards:

Awards Film
11 Imortal
3 Ang Bukas ay Akin
1 Ang Mahiwagang Daigdig ni Elias Paniki


  1. "THE 1989 METRO MANILA FILM FESTIVAL: "IMORTAL" SWEEPS AWARDS". Video 48. Retrieved 2014-04-13.
  2. The Philippine Star. "Metro Filmfest Winners". December 28, 1989. Newspaper Print.
  3. "Metro Manila Film Festival: Awards for 1989". Internet Movie Database.

External links

Preceded by
1988 Metro Manila Film Festival
Metro Manila Film Festival
Succeeded by
1990 Metro Manila Film Festival
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