The Erik Matti masterpiece was one of the 21 feature films of the prestigious Directors’ Fortnight section of Cannes.
The world premiere of “OTJ” in Cannes was attended by Direk Erik and the film’s stars Piolo Pascual, Gerald Anderson, Rayver Cruz and Joel Torre; joined by Star Cinema’s creative manager JP Abellera and International Distribution and Access Group supervisor Kynan Del Rosario, and Reality Entertainment executive producer Dondon Monteverde.
“OTJ” is Piolo’s third movie that made it to Cannes. His first was another Star Cinema hit “Milan,” which was part of Cinemas in the World section of the 2005 Cannes International Film Festival; while the second was the independent film “Manila” produced by Piolo himself, which earned a special screening in 2009.
Part of Star Cinema’s grand 20th anniversary celebration, the much talked about “OTJ” is set to unleash the braver Piolo and Gerald through the direction of Direk Erik, who is well-known for his compelling and highly distinctive films that challenge the moviegoers’ minds and views about the society.
“OTJ” features Piolo as an NBI agent who aims to hunt down Gerald’s character who is a professional hitman.
Also part of “OTJ” are Joey Marquez, Shaina Magdayao, Angel Aquino and Empress.
For the sake of your family, how far can you go? Uncover the truth in the internationally-acclaimed Star Cinema and Reality Entertainment action-thriller “OTJ,” to be shown on cinemas nationwide soon.