A Moment in Time (film)

A Moment in Time

Theatrical release poster
Directed by Emmanuel Quindo Palo
Produced by Malou N. Santos
Charo Santos-Concio
Written by Rondel Lindayag
Rodel Nacianceno
Mari Lamasan
Screenplay by Rondel Lindayag
Music by Jessie Lasaten
Cinematography Mo Zee
Jay Abello
Edited by Tara Illenberger
Distributed by Star Cinema
Release dates
  • February 13, 2013 (2013-02-13)
Country Philippines
  • Filipino
  • English
  • Dutch
Box office ₱64,543,391[1]

A Moment in Time is a 2013 Filipino romantic drama film directed by Emmanuel Quindo Palo and starring Coco Martin and Julia Montes. The film was shot in Amsterdam and other cities such as Paris.[2][3] The film was produced by Dreamscape Cinema and Star Cinema and released February 13, 2013.[4][5][6][7]

This marks Coco Martin and Julia Montes' first film together after their TV series Walang Hanggan.[2][3]


Patrick (Coco Martin) is a part-time waiter and self-employed artist. He meets Jillian (Julia Montes) on a subway and the two fell in love. Patrick later discovers Jillian's past and has a hard time accepting the truth. He starts to make her suffer by pretending that he really loves her. What will happen when Jillian moves? And what will happen when Patrick comes back to apologize?




The film was shot while their TV series Walang Hanggan is still airing. It was shot in Amsterdam and other cities like Paris.[2] Some scenes were taken in Manila.


Erik Santos recorded a cover of "You Are My Song" originally sung by Martin Nievera, was used as the film's theme song.[8]



The film was graded "B" by the Cinema Evaluation Board and received a "GP" rating from the MTRCB.

Box office

On its opening week, the film opened at number two at the Philippine box office, grossing over ₱34.8 million behind the Hollywood action flick A Good Day to Die Hard which opened the same week and grossed over ₱45.3 million. The film was a box office success, grossing ₱64,543,391 in its four weeks run in the theaters.[1]

Television premiere

The film had its television premiere on December 15, 2013 in the cable channel Cinema One.


Association Category Recipient(s) and nominee(s) Result Ref.
62nd FAMAS Awards Best Actor Coco Martin Nominated [9]
Best Actress Julia Montes Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Cherie Gil Nominated


External links

A Moment in Time at the Internet Movie Database

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