Eugene Domingo, Sharmaine Buencamino, and Chris Martinez nominated in 6th Asian Film Awards reports that Eugene Domingo has earned a Best Actress nomination in the 6th Asian Film Awards for her performance in The Woman in the Septic Tank (Ang Babae Sa Septic Tank). The awards are presented by the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society. The ceremony will be held on March 19, 2012 in Hong Kong.


According to the report, Domingo will compete against Michelle Chen of You are the Apple of My Eye (Taiwan); Vidya Balan of The Dirty Picture (India); Leila Hatami of Nader and Simin, A Separation (Iran); and Deanie Ip of A Simple Life (Hong Kong).


Character actress Shamaine Buencamino is nominated in the Best Supporting Actress category for her performance in Niño, a film about a family being torn apart by financial problems. She’s up against Gwei Lun-mei of The Flying Swords of Dragon Gate (Hong Kong / Mainland China); Cris Horwang of Headshot (Thailand); Mitsushima Hikari of Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai (Japan); and Yan Ni of 11 Flowers (Mainland China / France).



To top it all off, Chris Martinez is nominated for Best Screenwriter for his screenplay of Ang Babae sa Septic Tank. He’s up against Asghar Farhadi of Nader and Simin, A Separation (Iran); Shindo Kaneto of Postcard (Japan); Liu Heng and Yan Geling of The Flowers of War (Mainland China); and Alan MAK and Felix Chong of Overheard 2 (Hong Kong).


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