John Lloyd Cruz, LJ Reyes win big at 39th Gawad Urian
Joyce Jimenez (philstar.com) - June 22, 2016 - 10:00pm

MANILA, Philippines - John Lloyd Cruz and LJ Reyes won the best actor and actress awards at the 39th Gawad Urian.

The announcement came on Wednesday at the Kia Theater.

John Lloyd won the honor for the film "Honor Thy Father," while LJ Reyes won best actress for the film "Anino sa Likod ng Buwan."

"I came here tonight as an actor that can honor and celebrate my pure love for cinema," John Lloyd said in his acceptance speech.

For best director, it was Jerrold Tarog who bagged the award for the film "Heneral Luna." While the film "Taklub" by Centerstage Productions won as best picture.

The best supporting actor and best supporting actress went to Bernardo Bernardo for the film "Imbisibol" and Ana Abad Santos for the film "Apocalypse Child" respectively.

Below is the complete list of winners of the 39th Gawad Urian.

Best Picture: "Taklub"

Best Actress: LJ Reyes ("Anino sa Likod ng Buwan")

Best Actor: John Lloyd Cruz ("Honor Thy Father")

Best Supporting Actor: Bernardo Bernardo ("Imbisibol")

Best Supporting Actress: Ana Abad Santos ("Apocalypse Child")

Best Director: Jerrold Tarog ("Heneral Luna")

Best Editing: Jerrold Tarog ("Heneral Luna")

Best Music: Jake Abella ("ARI: My Life with a King")

Best Sound: Mikko Quizon ("Heneral Luna")

Best Production Design: Ben Payumo ("Water Lemon")

Best Screenplay: Robby Tantingco ("Ari: My Life with a King")

Best Cinematography: Pong Ignacio ("Heneral Luna")

Best Short Film: "Wawa"

Best Documentary Film: "The Crescent Rising"

Natatanging Gawad Urian award: Romy Vitug

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