- Hello, Love, Goodbye is one of the nominees at the 2019 Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (AACTA)
- It will compete for the Best Asian Film award at AACTA this year
- The Star Cinema film is currently the highest grossing Pinoy film of all time
Kathryn Bernardo and Alden Richards’ romance film Hello, Love, Goodbye has been nominated for the 2019 Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (AACTA). This was announced by The AACTA Awards last October 15, Tuesday.
Described as “highly relatable romantic comedy,” the film was inluded in the list of nominees for the Best Asian Film by AACTA this year.
It will compete against eight other films shortlisted from across the Asian region. Hello, Love, Goodbye will be going up against Parasite of South Korea, Ne Zha of China, Gully Boy of India and other films.
The Star Cinema film, which was directed by blockbuster director Cathy Garcia-Molina, is currently the highest-grossing Filipino film of all time .It accumulated a gross income of more than P880 million combined from both local and global earnings.It surpassed the previous record holder The Hows of Us ,also a collaborative project of Kathryn and Direk Cathy, which gained P810 million at the box-office.
It featured the fresh team-up of two of the country’s biggest stars, Kathryn and Alden, from ABS-CBN and GMA Network respectively. Their unexpected tandem, coined as KathDen, was well-loved through the film which featured the love story of Joy (Bernardo), a domestic helper, and Ethan (Richards), a bartender, who both grapple with the challenges faced by Filipino workers abroad. The film which also starred Maymay Entrata, Lovely Abella, Joross Gamboa, and Kakai Bautista was set in Hong Kong.
Hello, Love, Goodbye opened across 465 screens last July 31. It was also screened in several countries across the globe.
It was the first Pinoy film screened in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and at the prestigious Dubai Opera.
The winner of the Best Asian film award will be announced in Sydney at the 2019 AACTA Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, December 4, 2019.
AACTA serves as Australia’s most prestigious film and television member organization. It aims to “recognise, encourage, promote and celebrate film and television excellence” in Australia.