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KC Concepcion answers questions from bloggers during the mall tour of Boy Golden on Saturday in Glorietta
'Boy Golden' is Gov. ER Ejercito return to MMFF. Since the last two years of MMFF, Ejercito won major awards, including Best Picture for "Manila Kingpin: The Asiong Salonga Story" and Second Best Picture for the 2012 Emilio Aguinaldo biopic, "El Presidente"

Also starring: Eddie Garcia, John Estrada, Tonton Gutierrez, Leo Martinez, Gloria Sevilla
The movie stars ER Ejercito and KC Concepcion as his leading lady, the movie is based on the life of a notorious Manila gangster, Arturo "Boy Golden" Porcuna.
Directed by Chito S. Rono under Viva Films.

Synopsis From the shadows of gangland Manila rises a familiar gangster; thought as dead by many but now back and thirsty for revenge. Arturo Porcuna, now known as “Boy Golden”, treads back to the streets of gangsters to seek revenge against an old adversary.
Along the way he meets Marla Dee, a sexy, stunning woman filled with vendetta against the same gang leader Boy Golden is after. Together, they join forces, along with a handful of friends, to satisfy their own thirsts of revenge.
Inspired by the story of a real life gangster Arturo “Boy Golden” Porcuna during the 60’s, the movie takes the story of the “unkillable” gangster back to its realm of gun fights, bloodshed, reputation and revenge; packed with another chapter of finding out where the heart lies amidst the bullet filled world of Gang-land Manila.

Boy Golden is first on the list for most of us because it has been a controversial movie - it almost didn't make as an official entry to this year's MMFF.

Since Governor ER Ejercito did Asiong Salonga, it has been a trademark - his films are very detailed.

Speaking of details, yours truly got the chance to interview KC Concepcion during their mall tour in Glorietta.

According to his leading lady KC Concepcion, they shot the film in Ilocos and it took 4 months for them to finish it. They were all tired. She said it was worth the wait. An ER Ejercito film is very 'mabusisi' and does not sacrifice quality.

ER does not wish an award this time because he already won a lot during the previous years.

But during the press con for the press he asserted that KC Concepcion is a sure winner for best actress.

"Mananalo si KC ng Best Actress.... kung matalo siya, tiyak na dinaya!" he said. The script was specially made for KC's role.

On our interview with KC, she said she was not after for the Best Actress award, she just did what is the instruction in the script, if she wins that will be credited for the whole team.


Movie Review: Boy Golden
Palabas na ang Boy Golden kasama ang iba pang pelikulang kalahok sa MMFF 2013.
Medyo mahaba ang pila ng Boy Golden sa SM Megamall pero watch pa rin ako para makita kung anong meron ang pelikulang ito.
Maganda ang narration ng story. Kumpleto ang detalye at pinag-aralan talaga ng writer and script.
Posibleng masungkit ng Boy Golden and Best Scriptwriter na award.
Yung mga cast maganda ang chemistry, kakaibang KC Concepcion ang makikita nyo rito. Mahusay din ang pag arte ni John Estrada at iba pang mga supporting cast. Kumbaga sa exam perfect ang casting para sa pelikulang ito.
Okay na sana ang lahat, medyo hindi nga lang bago ang ipinakitang gilas ng lead actor na si Governor ER Ejercito, kung ano ang level ng acting nya sa Asyong Salonga at El Presidente ay ganun din ang inyong makikita. So posibleng manalo ulit sya bilang Best Actor.
Maganda ang aral nitong storya may deep impact sa mga viewers.

Value for money ang movie na ito. Rate ko? 4/5

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