On February 20, "Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis (A Lullaby to the Sorrowful Mystery)" has won the Silver Bear Alfred Bauer prize at the recently concluded Berlin International Film Festival.

Another Filipino Pride for the Arts and Culture. Lav Diaz’s "Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis" (A Lullaby for the Sorrowful Mystery) has been chosen to compete in the Main Competition section of the Berlinale - Berlin International Film Festival 2016.

Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis is 8-hours long and had its world premiere on February 18 at the Berlinale 2016. John Lloyd Cruz and Piolo Pascual, two of the best actors in our generation, joined forces to make this epic film and represent the country in Berlin Filmfest.

John Lloyd Cruz as Isagani
Piolo Pascual as Simoun

Cherie Gil, Angel Aquino, Bernardo Bernardo, Alessandra De Rossi, Hazel Orencio, Susan Africa, Joel Saracho, Ely Buendia, Sid Lucero;

Ronnie Lazaro, Menggie Cobarrubias, Bart Guingona, Jean Judith Javier, Sheenly Gener, Paul Jake Paule, Noel Sto. Domingo, Matt Daclan, Melo Esguerra, Bianca Balbuena, Moira Lang, Bradley Liew, Kristine Kintana, Karenina Haniel, Sigrid Bernardo, Rcee Tenefrancia and Kuya Manzano as supporting actors.

Running time: 8 hours
Courtesy of Facebook HiwagangHapis and Bianca Balbuena


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