ABS-CBN Film Restoration Project revives the 1991 classic romantic-drama movie, Hihintayin Kita sa Langit, featuring reel-turned-real life lovers Richard Gomez and Dawn Zulueta.
The digitally remastered Hihintayin Kita sa Langit will be shown at Ayala Cinemas in Glorietta Mall in Makati City and Trinoma in Quezon City until March 7.
This classic film is a tragic love story between Carmina (Dawn), a wealthy daughter of a hacienda owner, and Gabriel (Richard), a farm hand in the hacienda.
It won major awards such as the 1992 Gawad Urian Best Director (Carlos Siguion-Reyna), Best Cinematography (Romeo Vitug), and 1992 FAMAS Best Supporting Actor (Eric Quizon).
Eric Quizon played Alan, the rich haciendero who becomes the antagonist in the movie. He becomes attracted to the character played by Dawn, causing a rift between the sweethearts.
Guila Alvarez arrived with her husband Ping Bautista. Guila represented her brother Gio Alvarez, who played the role of young Milo (Michael de Mesa).
Richard Gomez brought his wife Lucy Torres-Gomez and daughter Julia to the premiere of the remastered Hihintayin Kita sa Langit. In a previous interview, Lucy mentioned she became a Richard-Dawn fan because of this movie.
In an interview, Richard said Hihintayin Kita sa Langit is "Something to remember. It's actually a celebration."