MANILA, Philippines - Actor Jomari Yllana shared his excitement over his newest movie, "Ikaw ang Pag-Ibig", with theater actress Ina Feleo.
Yllana who's considered to be one of the great actors of his generation said the movie is close to his heart because it's connected to his family and his hometown.
"Isa itong pelikulang parang konektado sa pamilya ko kasi ang family ko is from here, taga-dito sa Bicol, konektado kay Our Lady of Peñafrancia," Yllana said.
The film had its successful special premiere in Naga and will be shown in theaters in February 2011.
According to Feleo," Ikaw ang Pag-Ibig" is the pre-Valentine offering of ABS-CBN's movie outfit Star Cinema and the Archdiocese of Naga.
"Please, please watch po," Feleo appealed.
Written and directed by Malou Diaz-Abaya, the movie also stars Marvin Agustin and Eddie Garcia.
"Ikaw ang Pag-Ibig" was originally titled "Peñafrancia" and was first offered to showbiz couple Ryan Agoncillo and Judy Ann Santos.
The movie celebrates the 300 years of Peñafrancia's arrival in Bicol.