actress and ABS-CBN chief content officer Charo Santos has no problems with the
fact that her film Ang Babaeng Humayo
wasn’t chosen to the to be the country’s official entry to the upcoming Academy
Film Academy of the Philippines (FAP) chose Brillante Mendoza's Ma' Rosa to be the country's official
entry in the Best Foreign Language Film category of the Oscars.
quarters reacted negatively to the choice, citing the Golden Lion prize win of
the Lav Diaz opus as the reason why it should have represented the country to the
prestigious American award-giving body.
would have been great if our film was chosen, pero iba-iba ang panlasa ng tao.
You accept that," she said during the recent press conference of her
just go with the flow and move on. We should all just be happy for 'Ma 'Rosa,'" she added.
role as Horacia in Ang Babaeng Humayo
lauded by many international critics, several speculations noted that she had a
fighting chance in winning an Oscars award.
does she feel about it?
pero you just go with the flow, no expectations. What will be, will be. You
take things as they come. I just have a grateful heart," she said.
that she has returned into doing projects, Charo who just retired from being
ABS-CBN’s President, shared that she is open to do mainstream projects in the
she stressed, “I guess yeah, if the material is good tsaka maganda ang
character, why not.”
ko rin ‘yan, malay mo may kilig movie,” she adds.
from Charo, the movie also stars John Lloyd Cruz, Michael de Mesa, Shamaine and
Nonie Buencamino, Mae Paner, and Cacai Bautista, among others.
Catch Ang Babaeng Humayo in cinemas nationwide
starting September 28.