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Bituing walang ningning (1985)

A devoted fan is groomed to topple down her idol's career. A classic story of love, success, and what people are willing to sacrifice to achieve them.

Writers:

Nerissa Cabral (story) (as Nerissa G. Cabral), Orlando Nadres (screenplay) (as Orlando R. Nadres)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sharon Cuneta ... Dorina Pineda
Christopher De Leon ... Nico Escobar
Cherie Gil ... Lavinia Arguelles
Jay Ilagan Jay Ilagan ... Zosimo Blanco
Tommy Abuel ... Larry Calma
Joel Torre ... Garry Diaz
Chanda Romero ... Edith
Lorli Villanueva Lorli Villanueva ... Tiya Sioning
Vicky Suba Vicky Suba ... Libby
Lito Pastrana Lito Pastrana ... Tim
Timothy Diwa Timothy Diwa ... Marmie (as Timi Diwa)
Eric Borlaza Eric Borlaza ... Butch
Alvin Torres Alvin Torres ... Jing
Ronald Catahan Ronald Catahan ... Michelle
Gemmalyn Lingad Gemmalyn Lingad ... Luds
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Storyline

A Best-Ever Musical Drama Helps Us Learn About Whoever Admires Someone And But Then Becoming Admired.Dorina Pineda Dreamed To Be Just Like Her Favorite Musician Lavinia Arguelles,Even She's Her Number-1 Fan,Her Inspiration,And Every Dream.So When The Time Comes Dorina Rises Also To Be A Well-Known Singer And This Made Lavinia Very Jealous And Filled With Pride And Arrogance.Tensions,Conflicts,And Turmoils Starts To Begin Betweeen Two Opposing Singers.But Despite Life's Odds,Difficulties,And Harsh Realities She Will Make Friends With Nico Escobar Lavinia's Boyfriend In Order How To Dethrone Lavinia And Make Her Dreams A Living Reality.The Film Also Helps Us To Expose The Ills And Evils Of Glamor,Success,And Fame.And One Sacrificing His Or Her Love For Someone In Spite Of Conflicts,Rumors,And Difficult Episodes They Encounter.Will Dorina And Nico Find Ways To Find True Love In The End? Written by John Joshua Fernandez

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

No Dreams Are Too High For Those Who Believe No Stars Are Too Far For Those Who Reach Out

Genres:

Drama | Musical | Romance

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Details

Country:

Philippines

Language:

Filipino | Tagalog | English

Release Date:

14 February 1985 (Philippines) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Viva Films See more »
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Color
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Zsa Zsa Padilla was offered to play Lavinia Arguelles. But since the script required her to wear swimsuit and have a kissing scene, she turned down the role which went to Cherie Gil. See more »

Quotes

Lavinia Arguelles: You're nothing but a second-rate, trying hard, copycat!
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Connections

Referenced in Lagarista (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Sana'y Maghintay Ang Walang Hanggan
Sung by Sharon Cuneta
Composed by Willy Cruz (as Willie Cruz)
Lyrics by Baby Gil
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