Ibulong Mo sa Diyos is a love story drama starring Star for All Seasons Vilma Santos and Gary Valenciano. Produced by Regal Films and directed by Elwood Perez, this Vilma-Gary V movie won 8 major awards out of 10 nominations and elevated Vilma Santos to FAMAS Hall of Fame for Best Actress.
In this movie, Vilma Santos plays Monica Quijano, a dancer for her singer-boyfriend Gilbert (Gary Valenciano), who left her for a singing contract in Japan. One day, Monica’s brother died and Nelia (Nida Blanca), Monica’s mother was forced to sell their house to her cruel sister-in-law Portia (Armida Siguion-Reyna).
And because Monica did not want to live with her cruel aunt, she left her and stayed in Manila with Emil (Eric Quizon), Gilbert’s close friend. There, she also met Mario Umali (Miguel Rodriguez), a dance choreographer who later raped her. Gilbert then returns to the country but only to dump Monica because of the incident.
Monica became a victim of a hit and run, and Emmanuel Vera (Eddie Garcia) brought her to a hospital, and she later became blind. But because Emil knows he has a brain cancer and he was so in love with her, he gave his eyes to her before he died. Meanwhile, Emmanuel is willing to marry her.
Below is the complete list of awards won by Ibulong Mo sa Diyos:
1989 FAMAS Awards
* Best Picture – Drama
* Best Director (Elwood Perez)
* Best Actress (Vilma Santos)
* Best Supporting Actor (Miguel Rodriguez)
* Best Cinematography (Ricardo Jacinto)
* Best Editing (George Jarlego)
* Best Production Design (Ray Maliuanag)
* Best Theme Song Gary Valenciano (Ibulong Mo Sa Diyos)
Ibulong Mo sa Diyos Movie Cast
Vilma Santos, Nida Blanca, Gary Valenciano, Miguel Rodriguez, Eric Quizon, Eddie Garcia, Barbara Perez, Armida Siguion-Reyna, Nadia Montenegro, Perla Bautista, Rachel Ann Wolfe, Deborah Sun, Ruben Rustia, Vangie Labalan, Sandy Garcia, Flora Gasser, Tony Mabesa, Joseph de Cordova, Subas Herrero, Romeo Rivera, Tony Carreon, Mia Gutierrez, Ernie Zarate, Ramil Rodriguez, Raquel Villavicencio, Boots Plata, Angie Magbanua, Lulu Arietta, Nena Perez Rubio, Alma Lerma, and many more.
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