Urduja (2008)

Director
Reggie Entienza

Main cast
Regine Velasquez; Cesar Montano; Eddie Garcia; Michael V.; Allan K.

Genres
Action, Animation, Comedy, Music, Romance, War

Description
Urduja is a 2008 animated film adaptation of the legend of the warrior princess Urduja of Pangasinan. It is the first of two locally produced (in the Philippines) animated films set for release in 2008. The other, Dayo, is set for a December 2008 release, in time for the Metro Manila Film Festival. Urduja is created by an all-Filipino group of animators and made using the traditional (hand-drawn) animation process.


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