"Kasal, Kasali, Kasalo" bags nine awards in FAMAS 2007

(Clockwise) Gina Pareño, Allen Dizon, Judy Ann Santos, and Cesar Montano won top acting honors at the 55th FAMAS Awards night held last Sunday, November 25, at the Le Pavilion, Roxas Blvd., Pasay City.

Star Cinema's romantic comedy Kasal, Kasali, Kasalo tookhome nine awards in the recently concluded 55th Filipino Academy of Movie Artsand Sciences (FAMAS) Awards Night that took place last November 25 at the LePavilion, Macapagal Avenue, Pasay City.

Gina Pareño and Judy Ann Santos,who played mother and daughter in this 2006 Metro Manila Film Festival entry, won BestSupporting Actress and Best Actress, respectively. Director Jose Javier Reyeswas named Best Director for KKK and also took home the Best Story and BestScreenplay trophies.

Kasal, Kasali, Kasalo
was chosen by FAMAS as Best Picture and awarded Best Theme Song ("Hawak Kamay" by Yeng Constantino); Best MusicalScore (Jesse Lucas); and Best Editing (Vito Cajili).

Hosted by Lani Mercado and JeanGarcia, the FAMAS 2007 awards night was attended by only a few celebrities—Gina Pareño, German Moreno,Direk Celso Ad. Castillo, Jolina Magdangal, Snooky Serna, Gloria Sevilla, and Allen Dizon.Young actor Mark Anthony Fernandez accepted the Fernando Poe Jr. Memorial Awardin behalf of his father Rudy Fernandez.

The winners of the 55th FAMAS Awards are the following:

BestPicture - Kasal, Kasali, Kasalo (Star Cinema)

BestDirector - Jose Javier Reyes (Kasal, Kasali, Kasalo)

BestActress - Judy Ann Santos (Kasal, Kasali, Kasalo)

BestActor - Cesar Montano (Ligalig)

BestSupporting Actress - Gina Pareño (Kasal, Kasali, Kasalo)

BestSupporting Actor - Allen Dizon (Twilight Dancers)

BestChild Actress - Tala Santos (Inang Yaya)

BestChild Actor - Christian Luis Singson (Barang)

BestStory - Jose Javier Reyes (Kasal, Kasali, Kasalo)

BestScreenplay - Jose Javier Reyes (Kasal, Kasali, Kasalo)

BestCinematography - Eli Balce (Donsol)


BestEditing - Vito Cajili (Kasal, Kasali, Kasalo)

BestSound - Albert Michael Idioma (Sukob)

BestMusical Score - Jesse Lucas (Kasal, Kasali, Kasalo)

BestTheme Song - "Hawak Kamay" by Yeng Constantino

BestArt Direction - Raymond Bajarias (Sukob)

BestSpecial Effects - Peping Carmona (Sukob)

BestVisual Effects - Larger Than Life (Ligalig)


GoldenArtist Award - Jolina Magdangal

GermanMoreno Youth Achievement Award - JC de Vera and Maja Salvador

InternationalArtist Award - Billy Crawford

PosthumousAward - Ramon Zamora

Dr.Jose Perez Memorial Awards - Ernie Pecho, showbiz reporter

FernandoPoe Jr. Memorial Award - Rudy Fernandez

LifetimeAchievement Awards - director Celso Ad Castillo and actress Gloria Sevilla

GrandAward - German Moreno





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