MANILA – Ai Ai delas Alas and Ina Raymundo tied for best actress at the recently concluded 39th Fantasporto-Oporto International Film Festival in Portugal.
On Instagram, delas Alas and Raymundo expressed how elated they are for having their performances in “School Service” and “Kuya Wes,” respectively.
“Congrats to all the Filipino winners! I didn’t expect this at all. Thank you Lord. Also, please watch Kuya Wes showing in cinemas on March 13th,” Raymundo said.
Delas Alas, for her part, thanked the award-giving body before dedicating her win to her co-actors, director, producers and her husband Gerald Sibayan.
Aside from the two actresses, Dante Rivero also won best actor for his performance in “Kung Paano Hinihintay ang Dapithapon” (Waiting for Sunset).
“Kung Paano Hinihintay ang Dapithapon” was also given the Director’s Week Special Jury prize, while “School Service” bagged the Orient Express Special Jury prize.