Is the Philippines finally get a exclusive Oscar nomination for best foreign language film?.
A website that focuses on movie award including Oscars this there is a possibility.
Making own Oscar predictions, the website AwardsCircuit.com ranked Brillante Mendozas ‘Ma’ Rosa’ the country entry to next year Academy Awards, in the Top 10 for prime foreign lingo film.
The Oscar predictions are written by the site owner and editor, Clayton Davis who placed `Ma` Rosa` in 9th place.
Clayton Davis top 5 are. Toni Erdmann (Germany), Elle (France), The Salesman (Iran), From Afar (Venezuela), Neruda (Chile).
`Ma` Rosa` star Jaclyn Jose, who became the 1st Filipino to win the best actress award in the Cannes International Film Festival.
The movie is about the mother that runs sari sari store and sells illegal drugs on the side with her husband to make end meet. The couple is arrested, leaving their 4 children to try and buy their parents freedom from the corrupt policemen.
The movie also stars Neil Ryan, Mark Anthony Fernandez, Maria Isabel Lopez, Jomari Angels, Felix Rico, Mercedes Cabral, Julia Diaz, Baron Geisler and Andi Eigenmann.