BuyBust won Best Picture yesterday, June 18, during the 42nd Gawad Urian ceremony held at the University of the Philippines Film Institute.
Veteran actor Eddie Garcia won the Best Actor award for his role in the film ML, while Nadine Lustre won Best Actress for the movie Never Not Love You.
Garcia and Lustre were both unable to attend the awards night. The actors’ representatives delivered messages on their behalf. Garcia is still in a comatose state after figuring in an accident while taping Rosang Agimat last June 8.
Director Joel Lamangan won Best Supporting Actor for the film School Service, while Cherie Gil won the Best Supporting Actress award for the movie Citizen Jake.
Veteran actress Gloria Sevilla was recognized by the Manunuri ng Pelikulang Pilipino for her contribution in Philippine cinema. Sevilla’s career started in Visayan films.
Here is the complete list of winners:
Buy Bust (Vic Del Rosario Jr., et.al.)
Denise O’Hara (Mamang)
Nadine Lustre (Never Not Love You)
Eddie Garcia (ML)
Best Supporting Actress
Cherie Gil (Citizen Jake)
Best Supporting Actor
Joel Lamangan (School Service)
Rody Vera (Signal Rock)
Best Production Design
Michael Espanol & Roma Regala (Buy Bust)
Neil Bion (Buy Bust)
May-i Guia Padilla (Tanabata’s Wife)
Malek Lopez & Erwin Romulo (Buy Bust)
Malek Lopez & Erwin Romulo (Never Tear Us Apart)
Jewel Maranan (Sa Palad ng Dantaong Kulang)
Shaira Advincula (Tembong / Connecting)
Natatanging Gawad Urian