Madrasta (lit. Stepmother) is a 1996 Philippine family drama film directed by Olivia Lamasan starring Sharon Cuneta and Christopher De Leon. The film clinched the Megastar a Grandslam Best Actress honor, garnering best actress recognition from all major award-giving bodies in the Philippines, while its strong showing at the box-office conferred to Sharon, another Box-Office Queen award.[1][2][3]

Madrasta
Directed byOlivia Lamasan
Produced by
Written by
Starring
Music byWilly Cruz
CinematographyJoe Batac
Edited byDavid G. Hukom
Production
company
Distributed byStar Cinema
Release date
  • 14 August 1996 (1996-08-14)
Running time
120 minutes
CountryPhilippines
LanguageFilipino

The Star Cinema produced drama was Sharon's first movie outside her home studio of more than twenty years, Viva Films. Madrasta had its Asian TV screening via the movie channel Cinemax. The film has been digitally remastered & restored by ABS-CBN Film Archive.

SynopsisEdit

The loving and nurturing Mariel (Sharon Cuneta) marries Edward (Christopher de Leon) after his first wife abandons him and took responsibility as a mother to his three children (Claudine Barretto, Patrick Garcia and Camille Prats). Mariel strives to win the acceptance and affection of her new stepchildren, even as she tries to define her role in the family she is still just a stepmother no matter what and she must learn how to cope and be a part of their lives. Directed by Olivia M. Lamasan, this provocative film explores issues of love, trust and what it means to be a family.[4]

CastEdit

AccoladesEdit

Year Award-Giving Body Category Recipient Result
1997 FAMAS Awards[5] Best Actress Sharon Cuneta Won
Best Child Actor Patrick Garcia Won
Best Actor Christopher De Leon Nominated
Best Director Olivia M. Lamasan Nominated
Best Editing Edgardo Vinarao & Rudy Hukom Nominated
Best Movie Theme Song "Hanggang Kailan Kita Mamahalin?" by Willy Cruz Nominated
Best Picture Madrasta Nominated
Best Screenplay Ricardo Lee & Olivia M. Lamasan Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Zsa Zsa Padilla Nominated
Best Supporting Actor Koko Trinidad Nominated
Film Academy of the Philippines Awards (FAP Awards)[6] Best Actress Sharon Cuneta Won
Best Actor Christopher de Leon Nominated
Best Director Olivia M. Lamasan Nominated
Best Editing Edgardo Vinarao & Rudy Hukom Nominated
Best Musical Score Nominated
Best Original Song "Hanggang Kailan Kita Mamahalin?" by Willy Cruz Won
Best Picture Madrasta Nominated
Best Screenplay Ricardo Lee & Olivia M. Lamasan Nominated
Best Supporting Actor Patrick Garcia Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Zsa Zsa Padilla Nominated
Gawad Urian Awards Best Actress Sharon Cuneta tied with Nora Aunor for "Bakit May Kahapon Pa? (1996)" Won
Best Actor Christopher De Leon Nominated
Best Direction Olivia M. Lamasan Nominated
Best Editing Edgardo Vinarao and John David Hukom Nominated
Best Picture Madrasta Won
Best Screenplay Ricardo Lee and Olivia Lamasan Nominated
PMPC Star Awards for Movies Movie Actor of the Year Christopher de Leon Won
Movie Actress of the Year Sharon Cuneta Won
Director of the Year Olivia M. Lamasan Won
Movie Theme Song of the Year "Hanggang Kailan Kita Mamahalin?" by Willy Cruz Nominated
Movie of the Year Madrasta Nominated
Best Screenplay Ricardo Lee and Olivia Lamasan Nominated
Musical Scorer of the Year Nominated
Movie Supporting Actor of the Year Patrick Garcia Nominated
Movie Supporting Actress of the Year Zsa Zsa Padilla Nominated

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "#BetYouDidntKnow: Sharon Cuneta, the Mega-'Madrasta'". Star Cinema. 8 April 2014. Retrieved 17 February 2020.
  2. ^ San Juan, Ratziel (14 January 2020). "WATCH: Sharon Cuneta explains why she's postponing showbiz retirement". PhilStar Global. Retrieved 17 February 2020.
  3. ^ "10 Memorable Movie Lines from Megastar Sharon Cuneta". PEP. 11 March 2015. Retrieved 17 February 2020.
  4. ^ "Madrasta: Synopsis". Star Cinema. Retrieved 17 February 2020.
  5. ^ "Awards for 1997 FAMAS AWARDS". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 10 April 2016.
  6. ^ "Awards for 1997 FAP Awards". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 11 April 2016.

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