Bisperas is Best Asian-Middle Eastern Film at Tokyo Int’l FilmfestPosted on November 11th, 2011 under Entertainment Success
The Philippine entry “Bisperas (Trespassers)” won the Best Asian-Middle Eastern Film Award at the 24th Tokyo International Film Festival.
The complete set of winners was announced Sunday at the TIFF website.
Bisperas earlier won as the Best Film at the Cinemalaya Film Festival in Manila this year.
Directed by Jeffrey Jeturian, the film is about a family whose house is burglarized on Christmas Eve and amid the tension brought about by the burglary, the members of the family realize how treasured sentiments have been lost and relationships have evolved.
The Winds of Asia-Middle competition within the TIFF was established to assist the development of Asian cinema. The winner in this section is awarded a cash prize of US$10,000.