Taklub, a movie starred by no less than the one and only Superstar Nora Aunor and directed by the award-winning movie director Brilliante Mendoza wins recognition from the Cannes Film Festival.
The movie is about the horror brought by the 2013 super typhoon Yolanda.
The story runs around life and livelihood destroyed by the typhoon Yolanda.
The movie showed the faith, courage, and hope of the people affected by the tragedy caused by typhoon Yolanda.
Taklub wins the Ecumenical Jury Special Mention Award in Cannes. One of the ecumenical jury in Cannes consisting of three standing Jury which serves as jury in Cannes.
The Jury recognizes high caliber films that show deep illustration of the lives of people and society.
Nora Aunor, Julio Diaz and other cast member’s performances were very impressive.
Industry publication Variety and Hollywood Reporter were also impressed by the movie.
Brilliante Mendoza, Taklub Director, said that he is happy that he took home the recognition. He further said that this was his fourth ecumenical award. Cannesrecognized and appreciated the story of people trying to move on despite the disaster that happened to them.
The movie will soon be expected to be shown in the local cinemas in the Philippines.
There is already a film distribution company that will handle the distribution of the movie.