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Nora Aunor, Brillante Mendoza, Chris Martinez nominated at Asia Pacific Screen Awards

Nora Aunor, Chris Martinez and Brillante Mendoza
get top nods at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards
Superstar Nora Aunor, critically-acclaimed director Brillante Mendoza, and script writer Chris Martinez scored three nominations at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards for their works in the highly acclaimed film, Thy Womb.

The country's superstar was nominated best actress, another international nod after receiving the Bisato d'Oro Award at the Venice Film Festival last month. The movie queen is up against South Korea’s Cho Min-Soo for “Pieta”, Russia’s Darya Ekamasova for “Zila bila odna baba” (“Once Upon a Time There Lived a Simple Woman”), Pakistan’s Humaima Malick for “Bol” and India’s Vidya Balan for “The Dirty Picture”.

Meanwhile, Cannes-winning director Brillante Mendoza, who won the a Navicella Venezia Cinema at Venice, was nominated best director. Mendoza will be vying for the top prize with other seasoned directors, including:  India’s Anurag Kashyap for “Gangs of Wasseypur,” China’s Cheng Er for “Lethal Hostage,” Turkey’s Reis Çelik for “Lal gece (Night of Silence),” and Iran’s Khosro Masoumi for “Khers (Bear).”

Chris Martinez, meanwhile, is up against China’s Cheng Er for “Lethal Hostage”, Turkey and Greece’s Emin Alper for “Tepenin Ardi” (“Beyond the Hill”), Turkey’s Reis Çelik for “Lal gece” (“Night of Silence”), and Pakistan’s Shoaib Mansoor for “Bol”.


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