Besides winning the Best Performance by a Lead Actress for Vilma Santos, it also clinched several major honors including the:
Audience Choice Award;
Special Jury Prize;
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for Ruby Ruiz;
Best Screenplay for Zig Dulay, Antoinette Jadaone and Jeffrey Jeturian; and
Netpac (Network for Promotion of Asian Cinema) Special Award.
The movie features a large cast of actual “extras”; mainstream actors Cherie Gil, Pilar Pilapil, Tom Rodriguez, director Marlon Rivera, and Vince de Jesus; and cameos from Richard Yap, Marian Rivera and Piolo Pascual, among others.
Ekstra is co-produced by Atty. Joji Alonso’s Quantum Films and Star Cinema, and will begin its nationwide commercial run on August 14.