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 a recognition from the Cannes
The movie is about the horror brought by the 2013 super typhoon
The story runs around the life and livelihood destroyed by the
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 shows deep illustration of the
lives of people and society.
Nora Aunor, Julio Diaz and other cast member’s performance
was very impressive.
Industry publication Variety and Hollywood Reporter were also
impressed by the movie.
Brilliante Mendoza, Taklub Director, said the he is happy that he
took home the recognition.
He further said that this was his fourth ecumenical award. Cannes
recognized 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 local cinema’s
in the Philippines.
There is already a film distribution company that will
handle the distribution of the movie.