Jose Rizal1998

Jose Rizal

Starring Cesar Montano, Joel Torre, Jaime Fabregas, Gloria Diaz, Gardo Versoza and Monique Wilson, "Jose Rizal" is a Biography/Drama film directed by Marilou Diaz-Abaya, and written by Peter Ong Lim (screenplay), Ricardo Lee (screenplay), Jun Lana (screenplay) and Jose Rizal (characters), released in the USA on July 25 of 1999.

What matters death if one dies for what one loves, for native land and cherished ones?
Directed by:
Marilou Diaz-Abaya
Peter Ong Lim, Ricardo Lee and Jun Lana
Jose Rizal
Jimmy Duavit, Butch Jimenez and Marilou Diaz-Abaya
Executive producer:
Menardo R. Jiminez, Felipe Gozon and Gilberto M. Duavit
Line producer:
Gregg de Guzman


Imprisoned in Fort Santiago under the abusive Spanish colonization, José Rizal (Cesar Montano) was approached by a young uneducated indio asking the importance of education during his life. Meanwhile, in Balintawak, Andrés Bonifacio (Gardo Versoza) and his fellow secret organization of Katipunan, commenced the uprising against the cruel tyranny created by the Spaniards by tearing their cedula as a sign of Spanish slavery.

Soon, a first lieutenant of the Artillery, Luis Taviel de Andrade (Jamie [...]



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"Jose Rizal" was initially released on Friday, December 25, 1998, in Philippines.

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  • Sunday, July 25, 1999

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