The Internet has been abuzz on Heneral Luna as of late, the latest biopic about a Filipino hero which has been showing in local cinemas and has had successful premiere screenings in the US and Middle East on National Heroes Day (August 31). Have you seen the behind-the-scenes footage and stories of Heneral Luna, though?
There is a long playlist of behind-the-scenes videos that will give anyone interested a closer look on how Heneral Luna the movie was filmed–from the costumes and cinematography to the production design and screenplay. There is even a video featuring historians and experts talking about the military history during Luna’s time. The movie producers hired consultants to give historical authenticity to the movie. Here’s the latest one on the history behind the movie:
More interesting videos can be found on the movie’s official YouTube channel: Heneral Luna The Movie.
The Jerrold Tarog-helmed historical epic boast of an all-star cast that includes John Arcilla (as Heneral Antonio Luna), Mon Confiado (as Emilio Aguinaldo), Paulo Avelino (as Gregorio del Pilar), Mylene Dizon, Leo Martinez, Epy Quizon (as Apolinario Mabini), Arron Villaflor, Joem Bascon, Archie Alemania, Alex Medina, Art Acuña, Bing Pimentel, Nonie Buencamino, Ketchup Eusebio, among many others.
The cast has been going around malls and schools to promote their movie and to encourage the youth to watch Heneral Luna. In partnership with DAKILA, Heneral Luna cast also went around universities and colleges nationwide to hold the Bayani Ba’ To: Heroism for Millenials school tour. The students and members of the faculty were given a 10-minute film preview, theatrical trailer and Ebe Dancel’s music video for the theme song “Hanggang Wala Nang Bukas.”
To know more about the historical epic, you can also visit the movie’s official website at https://www.henerallunathemovie.com.