Inang Yaya Movie stars Diamond Star Maricel Soriano as a dedicated nanny torn between taking care of her employer’s daughter and her own daughter. Produced by Unitel Pictures and directed by Pablo Biglangawa and Veronica Velasco, this family drama earned 43 major awards nominations and won 12 of them.
In the movie, Maricel Soriano plays Norma, a single mother with a young daughter Ruby (Tala Santos), who was living with her mother Lola Tersing (Marita Zobel) in their province. Norma is working in Manila as a nanny to a young girl Louise (Erika Oreta), daughter of Noel (Zoren Legaspi) and May (Sunshine Cruz). The start of the movie shows Norma having a short vacation with her daughter and mother.
Shortly, Norma returns to her work in Manila. Both Noel and May are working so Louise spends most of the time with Norma. But once in a while, May’s mother Lola Toots (Liza Lorena) visit them. But when Lola Tersing passed away, Norma had to bring Ruby and lived with her, so Norma now has to balance her time being a nanny and a mother. Later, Louise’ family had to move to Singapore. Now, Norma has to choose if she will come with them or stay with her daughter.
Below is the complete list of awards won by Inang Yaya Movie:
2008 Cairo International Film Festival for Children
* Long Feature Films Bronze winner
2007 FAMAS Awards
* Best Child Actress (Tala Santos)
2007 Golden Screen Awards
* Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role – Drama (Maricel Soriano)
2007 Star Awards for Movies
* Digital Movie of the Year (Unitel Pictures)
* Digital Movie Director of the Year (Pablo Biglang-awa and Veronica Velasco)
* Movie Child Performer of the Year Tala Santos
2007 Young Critics Circle Awards
* Best Film (Pablo Biglang-awa Veronica Velasco)
* Best Performance by Male or Female, Adult or Child, Individual or Ensemble in Leading or Supporting Role (Maricel Soriano)
* Best Screenplay (Veronica Velasco)
* Best Achievement in Cinematography and Visual Design (Gary Gardoce, director of photographer and Reji Regalado, production designer)
* Best Achievement in Film Editing (Randy Gabriel)
* Best Achievement in Sound and Aural Orchestration (Mark Locsin and Angie Reyes, sound engineer and Nonong Buencamino, musical director)
Inang Yaya Movie Cast
Maricel Soriano, Sunshine Cruz, Zoren Legaspi, Liza Lorena, Marita Zobel, Ericka Oreta, Tala Santos, Matthew Mendoza, Kalila Aguilos, J.M. Reyes, Jessu Trinidad, Erica Dehesa, Julia Buencamino, Janneke Agustin, Roence Santos, Joshua Peregrino, Celina Pacana, Divine Gil, Soliman Cruz, Tam Cunanan, Ronald Asinas, Jinky Laurel, Aloida Soriano, Tess Capuz, and many more.
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