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More acting ‘duel’


MORE ACTING ‘DUEL’ – Highspeed remembers more acting “duel” among acting greats… and near greats, a sequel of sorts to yesterday’s column. As they come to mind:

Nora Aunor and Vilma Santos in Ishmael Bernal’s “Ikaw ay Akin”

Fernando Poe, Jr. and Eddie Garcia’s “Di Ka Na Sisikatan ng Araw” and “Kapag Puno Na ang Salop.”

Hilda Koronel and Mona Lisa in “Insiang,” directed by Lino Brocka.

Boyet de Leon and Ipe Salvador, also by Brocka, in “Cain at Abel.”

Sharon Cuneta and Cherie Gil in “Bituing Walang Ningning.”

Vilma Santos and Gloria Romero in Laurice Guillen’s “Kapag Langit ang Humatol.”

Lolita Rodriguez and Mary Walter in the “Bukas, Madilim Bukas,” an episode in Brocka’s “Tatlo Dalawa Isa.”

Piolo Pascual and Claudine Barretto in “Milan,” by Olive Lamasam.

Aga Muhlach and Lea Salonga in “Sana Maulit Muli,” also by Lamasan.

Maricel Soriano and Richard Gomez in “Dahas,” by Chito Roño.

Nora Aunor and Gina Alajar in “Andrea,” by Gil Portes.

Judy Ann Santos and Wendell Ramos in “Sabel,” by Joel Lamangan.

Mark Gil and Jaclyn Jose in “Itanong Mo sa Buwan,” by Roño.

Nora Aunor and Tirso Cruz III in “Bilangin ang Bituin sa Langit,” by Elwood Perez.

Rudy Fernandez and Robert Arevalo in “Birador,” by Boy Vinarao.

Richard Gomez and Dawn Zulueta in “Hihintayin Kita sa Langit,” by Carlitos Siguion Reyna.

Susan Roces and Eddie Gutierrez in “Paano Kung Wala Ka Na?” by Mel Chionglo.

Angel Locsin and Angelica Panganiban in “One More Try.”