"The Mistress" had their victory lunch to celebrate their success for having exceeded the P100 million box office mark after its fifth day of nationwide release and is continuing to break records in its second week of screening in 200 cinemas in the Philippines and in selected cinemas in different parts of the world.
Countless moviegoers highly commended Bea and John Lloyd's first daring film not only because of the incomparable brave portrayal of its lead stars, but also of its very controversial ending that captured everyone's hearts that moved the audience to watch the "The Mistress" over and over again.
The Olivia M. Lamasan directorial masterpiece debuted overseas through a jampacked international premiere held in Nice, France with John Lloyd and Bea in attendance.
Bea and John Lloyd are both grateful for all the moviegoers who loved the story and those who commended their performance in their film that celebrates their love team's 10th anniversary.
"The Mistress" is set to be shown in selected venues across North America, Middle East, Europe, New Zealand, and Guam.
Graded B by the Cinema Evaluation Board, "The Mistress" is still showing in 200 cinemas nationwide in selected theaters worldwide.
Tagged as John Lloyd and Bea's bravest film ever, "The Mistress" tackles the controversial issue of infidelity. "When it was conceptualized it was simply about a story of a man who falls in love with a woman who happens to be a mistress. We also got interested in what kind of a mistress or a woman this mistress is to be worthy of this man's love" shared by Direk Olive.
But what makes "The Mistress" more fascinating is the love triangle among Sari, the mistress, Rico, the benefactor, and JD, the persistent admirer.
Aside from John Lloyd, Bea and Ronaldo, also part of the "The Mistress" is multi-awarded actress Hilda Koronel who plays the character of Regina, Rico's legal wife. Completing the cast are Anita Linda, Carmi Martin, Tony Mabesa, K Brosas, Gabe Mercado, Minnie Aguilar, Nor Domingo, and Clarence Delgado.
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