The liberation of Glaiza

Returning to this year's Cinemalaya was a liberating experience for actress Glaiza de Castro. She had already accepted the inevitability that she wouldn't be able to squeeze in Kip Oebanda's "Liway" into her hectic schedule that's frequently devoted to the GMA 7 daily afternoon soap opera, "Contessa." "I was having doubts. I was afraid I wouldn't be able to do the two projects at the same time. I told myself that if management said no, I wouldn't fight for the film," she owned up. Much to her surprise (and eventual trepidation), the network said yes---which meant her week would be equally divided between the show and the movie, with only Sunday as her day off. Doing doubl...

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