1st four MMFF finalists ‘purely commercial’

They (first four finalists) are meant to draw audiences," said National Artist for Literature Bienvenido Lumbera, who heads the 11-member selection committee of the annual Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) in December. The Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA), which organizes the annual movie fiesta, announced the first four of the eight finalists on Wednesday afternoon. These are: "Mission Unstapabol: The Don Identity," directed by Linnet Zurbano, will feature Vic Sotto and Maine Mendoza. The family comedy film will be produced by APT Entertainment Inc. and MZet Productions. "Miracle in Cell #7" will star Aga Muhlach and Nadine Lustre under the direction of Nuel Nav...

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