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Nora Aunor wins best actress award in Russian filmfest

Nora Aunor in a scene from 'Thy Womb'

The honors keep on coming for Nora Aunor. For her indelible portrayal of a barren Badjao midwife in “Thy Womb”, the superstar won another best actress award on Friday, this time from the 3rd Sakhalin International Film Festival in Russia.

The film’s director, Brillante Mendoza, accepted the award on her behalf. This is her fourth international recognition for her work in Mendoza’s acclaimed film.

Aunor bagged the independent critics’ prize  when “Thy Womb” premiered at the 69th Venice International Film Festival in September last year. She was also named Best Actress award both at the 6th Asia Pacific Screen Awards in Brisbane, Australia and at the 7th Asian Film Awards in Hong Kong.

On September 3, Aunor will receive her award for Best Performance of 2012 from the Young Critics Circle — her fifth accolade at home after Best Actress honors from the Metro Manila Film Festival, Gawad Pasado, Gawad Urian, and Gawad Tanglaw.

InterAksyon.com