Ma' Rosa

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Ma' Rosa is a 2016 Filipino drama film directed by Brillante Mendoza.wikipedia
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2016 Cannes Film Festival

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It was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.

Jaclyn Jose

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At Cannes, Jaclyn Jose won the award for Best Actress.
In 2016, Jose starred in Brillante Mendoza's Palme d'Or-nominated film Ma' Rosa where she won the Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress.

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Ma' Rosa is a 2016 Filipino drama film directed by Brillante Mendoza.

Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress

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At Cannes, Jaclyn Jose won the award for Best Actress.

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Ma' Rosa is a 2016 Filipino drama film directed by Brillante Mendoza.

Palme d'Or

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It was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.

Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film

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It was selected as the Filipino entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 89th Academy Awards but it was not nominated.

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It was selected as the Filipino entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 89th Academy Awards but it was not nominated.

Sari-sari store

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Rosa's family runs a sari-sari store in a neighborhood in Manila.

Methamphetamine

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The income from the small convenience store business alone isn't enough to meet the family's daily needs, so illegal drugs particularly "ice" or crystal meth are also sold at Rosa's store.

Illegal drug trade in the Philippines

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Director Brillante Mendoza decided to make the film to tackle the issue of small-scale drug selling in the Philippines which he says is really happening in the country and described the situation as alarming.

Mandaluyong

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The film was shot in Mandaluyong during the rainy season of 2015 and was supported by French distributor firm, Film Distribution.

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The film was shot in Mandaluyong during the rainy season of 2015 and was supported by French distributor firm, Film Distribution.

Variety (magazine)

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Maggie Lee of Variety reviewed the film and said "Boasting a simple, coherent plot shot with real-time, handheld verismo, it’s a work of understated confidence that will not disappoint his festival acolytes, but probably won’t win many new converts".