Rodolfo R. Lana

Jun Lana

  • Name: Jun Lana
  • Native name: Rodolfo R. Lana Jr.
  • Also Known as: Rodolfo R. Lana Jr., Jun Robles Lana, Direk Jun Lana, Jun R. Lana, Rodolfo Lana
  • Nationality: Filipino
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: October 10, 1972
  • Age: 51
Jun Robles Lana, born as Rodolfo R. Lana Jr., is an internationally acclaimed Filipino filmmaker. The winner of 11 Palanca Awards for Literature, he became the youngest member of the Palanca Hall of Fame in 2006. In 2015, he directed the multi-awarded film "Shadow Behind The Moon" which won the Best Director, NETPAC and FIPRESCI awards at the 13th Pacific Meridian Film Festival. At the 20th International Film Festival of Kerala, he won the Best Director award for the same film.

His screenplay for Diaz-Abaya's Sa Pusod ng Dagat (1998) won Lana the Best Screenplay award from the Brussels European Film Festival|Brussels International Film Festival in 1998. He has won two FAMAS Best Screenplay awards — in 1998 for Jose Rizal (shared with Ricky Lee and Peter Ong Lim) and in 1999 for Soltera (shared with Jerry Lopez Sineneng). His screenplay for Jose Rizal also won awards from the Metro Manila Film Festival and the Star Awards for Movies. In 2005, Lana's Palanca-award-winning play Mga Estranghero at ang Gabi (1994) was adapted for film by Rody Vera. Renamed Pusang Gala and directed by Ellen Ongkeko-Marfil, the film was nominated for several FAMAS awards, including a Best Story nomination for Lana.

His 2012 film Bwakaw was selected as the Filipino entry for the Best Foreign Language Oscar at the 85th Academy Awards, but it did not make the final shortlist.

In the 29th Tokyo International Film Festival, his 2016 film Die Beautiful won the festival's Audience Choice Award, and also the Best Actor award for Paolo Ballesteros.

2019 he won the Best Director Award for his feature film Kalel, 15 at the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival. The film had its world premiere in the Estonian capital where it was screened in the official selection.

Jun Robles Lana has added another feather to his cap, following the win of his latest title, “About Us But Not About Us,” at the 26th Tallin Black Nights Film Festival in Estonia. The film was awarded Best Film in the Critics’ Pick Competition of the annual festival in Northern Europe.


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Screenwriter
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2020 Pearl Next Door
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2018 My Fairy Tail Love Story
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2014 Dementia
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2010 My Silly Angel
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2009 All About Eve
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8.0
2008 E.S.P.
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0.0
2007 La Vendetta
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0.0
2006 Captain Barbell
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7.8
2002 Two Timer
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0.0
2002 A World Without You
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0.0
2001 New Moon
Movie
7.3
1999 Muro Ami
Movie
7.8
1998 José Rizal
Movie
7.9
1998 Sagad sa Init
Movie
0.0
1998 In the Navel of the Sea
Movie
10.0
Director
Year Title Type Rating
2024 And the Breadwinner Is…
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0.0
2023 Becky and Badette
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7.0
2023 Your Mother's Son
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7.2
2023 Ten Little Mistresses
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7.4
2021 Gameboys: Out in the Open
Special
8.2
2019 The Panti Sisters
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7.4
2016 Why Does Every Handsome Guy Have a Boyfriend?
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7.1
2014 Seasons of Love: BF for Hire, GF for Life
Special
0.0
2014 Memories of Love
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9.0
2014 The Other Mrs. Real
Drama
7.4
2014 Kambal Sirena
Drama
0.0
2014 Carmela: The Most Beautiful Girl in the World
Drama
8.3
2013 Adarna
Drama
8.1
2013 Villa Quintana
Drama
10.0
2012 Together Forever
Drama
0.0
2011 Sinner or Saint
Drama
7.8
2011 Beauty Within
Drama
8.5
2011 APT Lenten Special: Maestra
Special
0.0
2011 Dwarfina
Drama
10.0
2010 Dear Friend Season 2: Tisay
Special
0.0
2008 APT Lenten Special: Sentenciada
Special
0.0
2007 Roxxxanne
Movie
5.8
2006 APT Lenten Special: Milagroso
Special
0.0
2002 Forevermore
Drama
7.4
2001 Only You
Drama
10.0
Screenwriter & Director
Year Title Type Rating
2022 About Us but Not About Us
Movie
7.9
2021 Big Night!
Movie
7.5
2019 KALEL, 15
Movie
7.9
2019 Unforgettable
Movie
8.2
2018 The Girl Allergic to WiFi
Movie
7.4
2016 Die Beautiful
Movie
8.1
2015 Haunted Mansion
Movie
6.8
2015 Shadow Behind the Moon
Movie
7.0
2015 ParangNormal Activity
Drama
8.3
2014 So It's You
Movie
6.7
2013 Barber's Tales
Movie
8.4
2012 Bwakaw
Movie
8.0
2011 Yesterday Today Tomorrow
Movie
7.0
2011 My Neighbor's Wife
Movie
6.7
2009 Tarot
Movie
7.2
2008 Lalola
Drama
8.0
2007 APT Lenten Special: Unico Hijo
Special
0.0
Producer
Year Title Type Rating
2023 Death by Desire
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6.5
2022 PaThirsty
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6.8
2020 Paano ang Pasko?
Drama
8.9
2019 Born Beautiful
Movie
7.0
2016 The Woman in Unit 23B
Movie
7.7
2011 I Heart You, Pare!
Drama
0.0
Executive Producer
Year Title Type Rating
2023 As If It's True
Movie
6.4
2022 Gameboys Season 2
Drama
7.9
2021 Gameboys the Movie
Movie
8.3
2021 Paano Ang Pangako?
Drama
9.1
2020 Gameboys Level-Up Edition
Drama
8.1
2020 Gameboys
Drama
8.1
2018 The Write Moment
Movie
7.3
2018 I Like You With All My Hypothalamus
Movie
8.1
2016 I America
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6.7
2015 Sleepless
Movie
7.6
Art Director
Year Title Type Rating
2014 My Paradise
Drama
9.0
2013 Genesis
Drama
8.2
2013 With a Smile
Drama
8.5
2013 Lost Children
Drama
9.5
2012 Faithfully
Drama
8.5
2011 Losing Heaven
Drama
8.6
Original Creator
Year Title Type Rating
1998 Tatlo... Magkasalo
Movie
8.0
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
2016 That Thing Called Tanga Na
Filipino Movie, 2016,
Couple 1 (Guest Role)
Couple 1
Guest Role
6.8
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  • First Name: Rodolfo R.
  • Family Name: Lana
  • Native name: Rodolfo R. Lana Jr.
  • Also Known as: Rodolfo R. Lana Jr., Jun Robles Lana, Direk Jun Lana, Jun R. Lana, Rodolfo Lana
  • Nationality: Filipino
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: October 10, 1972
  • Age: 51

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