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Brillante "Dante" Mendoza[1] (born 30 July 1960) is a Filipino independent film director.[2] He was born and raised in San Fernando, Pampanga. He took advertising arts of the then College of Architecture and fine arts at the University of Santo Tomas.[3]

Mendoza won Best Director at the 62nd Cannes Film Festival for his film Kinatay.

He has directed sixteen films since 2005. He won the award for Best Director for his film Kinatay
Kinatay
at the 62nd Cannes Film Festival.[4] His 2009 film Lola won the award for Best Film at the 6th Dubai International Film Festival.[5] His 2012 film Captive was shown in competition at the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival
62nd Berlin International Film Festival
in February 2012.[6] His 2012 film Thy Womb
Thy Womb
competed for the Golden Lion
Golden Lion
at the 69th Venice International Film Festival.[7] and earned Mendoza the award for Achievement in Directing at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards
Asia Pacific Screen Awards
in 2012.[8] His film Taklub has been selected to be screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.[9] On 25 July 2016, he directed the first State of the Nation Address of President Rodrigo Duterte.[10] Mendoza was again attached to direct Duterte's second State of the Nation Address on 24 July 2017.[11] Filmography[edit]

Year Title Notes

2005 The Masseur

2006 Summer Heat

Manoro

2007 Pantasya

Foster Child

Slingshot (Tirador)

2008 Service Main Competition (2008 Cannes Film Festival) Nominated—Palme d'Or

2009 Kinatay Main Competition (2009 Cannes Film Festival) Winner of Best Director award Nominated—Palme d'Or

Grandmother Main Competition (2009 Venice Film Festival) Nominated—Golden Lion

2012 Captive Main Competition (2012 Berlin Film Festival) Nominated—Golden Bear

Thy Womb Main Competition (2012 Venice Film Festival) Nominated—Golden Lion

2013 Sapi

2015 Taklub Un Certain Regard (2015 Cannes Film Festival)

2016 Ma' Rosa Main competition (2016 Cannes Film Festival)

References[edit]

^ "Dante Mendoza in 'Bottomline with Boy Abunda'". ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs. 25 June 2010. Retrieved 29 May 2017.  ^ "Brilliante Mendoza: Philippines' celebrated and divisive director". CNN. Retrieved 9 May 2009.  ^ "Pagdukot sa mga Burnham, isinapelikula". varsitarian. Retrieved 20 October 2012.  ^ "Festival de Cannes: Kinatay". festival-cannes.com. Archived from the original on 4 July 2009. Retrieved 9 May 2009.  ^ " Dubai International Film Festival
Dubai International Film Festival
– 2009 Winners". dubaifilmfest.com. Retrieved 24 July 2011.  ^ "First Films for the Competition and Berlinale Special". Berlin Film Festival. Retrieved 20 December 2011.  ^ "Venezia 69". labiennale. Retrieved 26 July 2012.  ^ https://www.asiapacificscreenawards.com/apsa-nominees-winners?nomination-winner-name=nominee&apsa-year-name=2017 ^ "Complement to the Official Selection". Cannes Film Festival. 23 April 2015. Archived from the original on 5 May 2015. Retrieved 23 April 2015.  ^ "LOOK: Brillante Mendoza
Brillante Mendoza
confirmed to direct Duterte's SONA". Rappler. 15 July 2016. Retrieved 15 July 2016.  ^ Colcol, Erwin (12 July 2017). " Brillante Mendoza
Brillante Mendoza
back as director of Duterte's 2nd SONA". GMA Network. GMA News and Public Affairs. Retrieved 12 July 2017. 

External links[edit]

Brillante Mendoza
Brillante Mendoza
on IMDb

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Films directed by Brillante Mendoza

Feature films

The Masseur (2005) Summer Heat (2006) Manoro (2006) Fantasy (2007) Foster Child (2007) Slingshot (2007) Service (2008) Kinatay
Kinatay
(2009) Grandmother (2009) Captive (2012) Thy Womb
Thy Womb
(2012) Sapi (2013) Taklub (2015) Ma' Rosa
Ma' Rosa
(2016)

Related films

Ang Kamera Venice 70: Future Reloaded

Awards for Brillante Mendoza

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Cannes Film Festival Best Director Award

René Clément
René Clément
(1946) René Clément
René Clément
(1949) Luis Buñuel
Luis Buñuel
(1951) Christian-Jaque (1952) Jules Dassin
Jules Dassin
/ Sergei Vasilyev
Sergei Vasilyev
(1955) Sergei Yutkevich
Sergei Yutkevich
(1956) Robert Bresson (1957) Ingmar Bergman
Ingmar Bergman
(1958) François Truffaut
François Truffaut
(1959) Yuliya Solntseva
Yuliya Solntseva
(1961) Liviu Ciulei (1965) Sergei Yutkevich
Sergei Yutkevich
(1966) Ferenc Kósa
Ferenc Kósa
(1967) Glauber Rocha
Glauber Rocha
/ Vojtěch Jasný
Vojtěch Jasný
(1969) John Boorman
John Boorman
(1970) Miklós Jancsó
Miklós Jancsó
(1972) Michel Brault / Costa-Gavras
Costa-Gavras
(1975) Ettore Scola
Ettore Scola
(1976) Nagisa Oshima
Nagisa Oshima
(1978) Terrence Malick
Terrence Malick
(1979) Werner Herzog
Werner Herzog
(1982) Robert Bresson / Andrei Tarkovsky
Andrei Tarkovsky
(1983) Bertrand Tavernier
Bertrand Tavernier
(1984) André Téchiné
André Téchiné
(1985) Martin Scorsese
Martin Scorsese
(1986) Wim Wenders
Wim Wenders
(1987) Fernando Solanas
Fernando Solanas
(1988) Emir Kusturica
Emir Kusturica
(1989) Pavel Lungin
Pavel Lungin
(1990) Joel Coen (1991) Robert Altman
Robert Altman
(1992) Mike Leigh
Mike Leigh
(1993) Nanni Moretti
Nanni Moretti
(1994) Mathieu Kassovitz
Mathieu Kassovitz
(1995) Joel Coen (1996) Wong Kar-wai
Wong Kar-wai
(1997) John Boorman
John Boorman
(1998) Pedro Almodóvar
Pedro Almodóvar
(1999) Edward Yang (2000) Joel Coen / David Lynch
David Lynch
(2001) Im Kwon-taek / Paul Thomas Anderson
Paul Thomas Anderson
(2002) Gus Van Sant
Gus Van Sant
(2003) Tony Gatlif
Tony Gatlif
(2004) Michael Haneke
Michael Haneke
(2005) Alejandro González Iñárritu
Alejandro González Iñárritu
(2006) Julian Schnabel
Julian Schnabel
(2007) Nuri Bilge Ceylan
Nuri Bilge Ceylan
(2008) Brillante Mendoza
Brillante Mendoza
(2009) Mathieu Amalric
Mathieu Amalric
(2010) Nicolas Winding Refn
Nicolas Winding Refn
(2011) Carlos Reygadas
Carlos Reygadas
(2012) Amat Escalante
Amat Escalante
(2013) Bennett Miller
Bennett Miller
(2014) Hou Hsiao-hsien
Hou Hsiao-hsien
(2015) Olivier Assayas
Olivier Assayas
/ Cristian Mungiu
Cristian Mungiu
(2016) Sofia Coppola
Sofia Coppola
(2017)

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Asia Pacific Screen Award for Best Director

Rakhshan Bani-E'temad
Rakhshan Bani-E'temad
/ Mohsen Abdolvahab (2007) Nuri Bilge Ceylan
Nuri Bilge Ceylan
(2008) Lu Chuan
Lu Chuan
(2009) Lee Chang-dong
Lee Chang-dong
(2010) Nuri Bilge Ceylan
Nuri Bilge Ceylan
(2011) Brillante Mendoza
Brillante Mendoza
(2012) Anthony Chen (2013)

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Metro Manila Film Festival

Metropolitan Manila Development Authority
Metropolitan Manila Development Authority
(MMDA)

Merit awards

Best Picture Best Director Best Actor Best Actress Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress Best Child Performer Best Screenplay Best Original Story Best Cinematography Best Editing Best Musical Score Best Original Theme Song Best Production Design Best Sound Engineering Best Visual Effects Best Make-up Artist Most Gender-Sensitive Film Best Float

Special
Special
awards

Gatpuno Antonio J. Villegas Cultural Award Fernando Poe Jr. Memorial Award for Excellence

Short film awards

Best Short Film Special
Special
Jury Prize Best Director Best Screenplay

By year

1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017

Best Picture

1975-2000

Diligin Mo ng Hamog ang Uhaw na Lupa (1975) Ganito Kami Noon... Paano Kayo Ngayon? (1976) Burlesk Queen (1977) Atsay (1978) Kasal-kasalan, Bahay-bahayan tied with Ina Ka ng Anak Mo
Ina Ka ng Anak Mo
(1979) Taga sa Panahon (1980) Kisapmata
Kisapmata
(1981) Himala
Himala
(1982) Karnal (1983) Bulaklak sa City Jail
Bulaklak sa City Jail
(1984) Paradise Inn (1985) Halimaw sa Banga (only the 3rd Best Picture was announced) (1986) Olongapo, The Great American Dream (1987) Patrolman (1988) Imortal (1989) Andrea, Paano Ba ang Maging Isang Ina?
Andrea, Paano Ba ang Maging Isang Ina?
(1990) Ang Totoong Buhay ni Pacita M. (1991) Andres Manambit: Angkan ng Matatapang (1992) Kung Mawawala Ka Pa (1993) no winner (1994) Muling Umawit ang Puso
Muling Umawit ang Puso
(1995) Magic Temple
Magic Temple
(1996) Nasaan ang Puso (1997) Jose Rizal (1998) Muro Ami (1999) Tanging Yaman (2000)

2001-present

Yamashita: The Tiger's Treasure (2001) Mano Po
Mano Po
(2002) Crying Ladies (2003) Mano Po
Mano Po
3: My Love (2004) Blue Moon (2005) Enteng Kabisote 3: Okay ka, Fairy Ko: The Legend Goes On and On and On (2006) Resiklo (2007) Baler (2008) Ang Panday (2009) Ang Tanging Ina Mo (Last na 'To!)
Ang Tanging Ina Mo (Last na 'To!)
(2010) Manila Kingpin: The Asiong Salonga Story (2011) One More Try (2012) 10,000 Hours (2013) Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo (2014) Walang Forever
Walang Forever
(2015) Sunday Beauty Queen
Sunday Beauty Queen
(2016)

Best Director

1975-2000

Augusto Buenaventura (1975) Eddie Romero
Eddie Romero
(1976) Celso Ad. Castillo (1977) Eddie Garcia
Eddie Garcia
(1978) Lino Brocka (1979) Marilou Diaz-Abaya (1980) Mike De Leon (1981) Ishmael Bernal (1982) Willie Milan (1983) Mario O'Hara (1984) Lino Brocka (1985) Mario O'Hara (1986) Artemio Marquez (1987) Laurice Guillen (1988) Eddie Garcia
Eddie Garcia
(1989) Gil Portes (1990) Elwood Perez (1991) Ike Jarlego, Jr. (1992) Jose Javier Reyes (1993) No winner (1994) Joel Lamangan (1995) Peque Gallaga & Lore Reyes (1996) Chito Roño (1997) Marilou Diaz-Abaya (1998) Marilou Diaz-Abaya (1999) Laurice Guillen (2000)

2001-present

Chito Roño (2001) Joel Lamangan (2002) Mark Meily
Mark Meily
(2003) Cesar Montano
Cesar Montano
(2004) Jose Javier Reyes (2005) Jose Javier Reyes (2006) Cesar Apolinario (2007) Mark Meily
Mark Meily
(2008) Joel Lamangan (2009) Wenn Deramas (2010) Tikoy Aguiluz (2011) Brillante Mendoza
Brillante Mendoza
(2012) Joyce Bernal (2013) Dan Villegas (2014) Erik Matti
Erik Matti
(2015) Erik Matti
Erik Matti
(2016)

Best Actor

1975-2000

Joseph Estrada
Joseph Estrada
(1975) Christopher de Leon (1976) Rolly Quizon (1977) No winner (1978) Raul Aragon (1979) Dindo Fernando (1980) Vic Silayan (1981) Christopher de Leon (1982) Anthony Alonzo (1983) Herbert Bautista
Herbert Bautista
(1984) Anthony Alonzo (1985) Mario O'Hara (1986) Anthony Alonzo (1987) Baldo Marro (1988) Christopher de Leon (1989) Dolphy
Dolphy
(1990) Eric Quizon (1991) Aga Muhlach (1992) Aga Muhlach (1993) Roi Vinzon (1994) Richard Gomez (1995) Jomari Yllana (1996) Christopher de Leon (1997) Cesar Montano
Cesar Montano
(1998) Christopher de Leon (1999) Johnny Delgado (2000)

2001-present

Cesar Montano
Cesar Montano
(2001) Eddie Garcia
Eddie Garcia
(2002) Eric Quizon (2003) Christopher de Leon (2004) Marvin Agustin (2005) Cesar Montano
Cesar Montano
(2006) Jinggoy Estrada
Jinggoy Estrada
(2007) Christopher de Leon (2008) Bong Revilla
Bong Revilla
(2009) Dolphy
Dolphy
(2010) Dingdong Dantes
Dingdong Dantes
(2011) Dingdong Dantes
Dingdong Dantes
(2012) Robin Padilla
Robin Padilla
(2013) Derek Ramsay
Derek Ramsay
(2014) Jericho Rosales (2015) Paolo Ballesteros
Paolo Ballesteros
(2016)

Best Actress

1975-2000

Charito Solis (1975) Hilda Koronel (1976) Vilma Santos
Vilma Santos
(1977) Nora Aunor
Nora Aunor
(1978) Lolita Rodriguez (1979) Nora Aunor
Nora Aunor
(1979) Amy Austria (1980) Vilma Santos
Vilma Santos
(1981) Nora Aunor
Nora Aunor
(1982) Coney Reyes (1983) Nora Aunor
Nora Aunor
(1984) Vivian Velez (1985) Liza Lorena (1986) Melanie Marquez (1987) Amy Austria (1988) Vilma Santos
Vilma Santos
(1989) Nora Aunor
Nora Aunor
(1990) Nora Aunor
Nora Aunor
(1991) Gina Alajar (1992) Dawn Zulueta (1993) Kimberly Diaz (1994) Nora Aunor
Nora Aunor
(1995) Amy Austria (1996) Maricel Soriano (1997) Alice Dixson (1998) Elizabeth Oropesa (1999) Gloria Romero (2000)

2001-present

Assunta De Rossi (2001) Ara Mina (2002) Maricel Soriano (2003) Vilma Santos
Vilma Santos
(2004) Zsa Zsa Padilla
Zsa Zsa Padilla
(2005) Judy Ann Santos
Judy Ann Santos
(2006) Maricel Soriano (2007) Anne Curtis
Anne Curtis
(2008) Sharon Cuneta (2009) Ai-Ai delas Alas
Ai-Ai delas Alas
(2010) Maricel Soriano (2011) Nora Aunor
Nora Aunor
(2012) Maricel Soriano (2013) Jennylyn Mercado (2014) Jennylyn Mercado (2015) Irma Adlawan (2016)

Category

Authority control

WorldCat Identities VIAF: 39697812 LCCN: no2008078133 ISNI: 0000 0001 2129 2477 GND: 143073559 SUDOC: 129596744 BNF:

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