Rustica Cruz Carpio (born August 9, 1930) is a Filipino actress, scholar, playwright, philanthropist, and former public servant. Most notably an actress, she has performed on stage, film, and television. She has received acclaim for her role as Lola Puring in Grandmother (Filipino: Lola), a film by Filipino director Brillante Mendoza which was selected to compete in various international film festivals, including Venice and Dubai. For her acting work in the said film, she was critically well-received, earning nominations and awards, winning the Gawad Urian for Best Actress, the Crystal Simorgh for Best International Actress at the Fajr International Film Festival in Iran, and the Las Palmas International Film Festival Best Actress award in Spain.A scholar, she has written more than 200 academic and journalistic articles, books, scripts, and stories published locally and abroad. She has also served as Dean of two (2) schools of communication in Manila, and a graduate school.
Início da vida
Carpio was born on August 9, 1930 at Paombong, in the province of Bulacan, Philippines. She recounted that she started to sing in an operetta at age 10. She was educated at the Philippine College of Commerce in Manila, now Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP), where she finished an associate degree in commercial science with honors. She then pursued a Bachelor of Arts, major in English at Manuel L. Quezon University (MLQU), where she graduated magna cum laude. After winning Fulbright and International House scholarships, she chose New York University (NYU) in the United States for her graduate work, earning a Master of Arts in education, major in speech education in 1956 at NYU's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. At the University of Santo Tomas (UST) in Manila, she obtained her PhD in Literature, meritissimus, in 1979.She was a UNESCO fellow in Dramatic Arts at the National School of Drama and Asian Theatre Institute in New Delhi, India.
Filmes e Séries de TV
Kiss in the Wind
Uma jovem é trazida a Baguio por seu novo padrasto. Enquanto ela luta com sua nova família e ambiente, ela encontra-se rasgada entre dois jovens homens que trazem paixão para sua vida..
What Are the Colors of Forgotten Dreams?
Teresa (Rustica Carpio) has worked for the Bautista family since she was seventeen. She was the nanny of siblings Stella, Vince and Andre (Jackie Lou Blanco, Bobby Andrews and Ryan Agoncillo), and the...
Em Nome de Deus
Nunca mais olharás para uma estátua da Virgem Maria da mesma forma. Com base na afirmação de que as aparições divinas são o que sempre parecem ser, Vesúvio é uma tomada interessante sobre o psicopata ...
Escondido em uma floresta remota, o convento de Adoração é habitado por um grupo de freiras buscando uma vida pacífica de devoção e disciplina, enchendo seus dias com nada mais que tarefas mundanas e ...
Ang Panday 2
Ang Panday 2 begins with Flavio/Panday (Revilla) and Maria settling in the peaceful and quiet town of Matandang Kahoy. All is well until Lizardo returns and captures Maria. On his quest to save his la...
Single mother Nora lives with her daughter Sarah on a cardboard groundsheet and hammock tied to the undercarriage of a semitrailer in the parking lot of a Manila cargo terminal. Deep in debt and recei...
A story about a descendant of a rich hispanic family that lived in the Philippines in the 1800s (1896). Nine years ago, Alexa Nicole de la Vega started having dreams about a mansion where she always u...
Quatro homens, quatro histórias, todos se cruzam em Manila. Episódio um é sobre Ariel, um vigarista. Episódio dois é sobre Boy, um pai expectante. No terceiro episódio, Ronald vai para Manila para ven...
O neto da Lola Sepa foi morto por um ladrão de telemóveis. Apesar de ser devastada pela violência súbita, ela deve suportar o fardo de fazer os arranjos fúnebres. Ela e a sua família são pobres, e não...
Harold Robbins' Body Parts
Ty's pal J.J. frames him in a murder and cocaine theft in Hong Kong in 1992. Ty's wife Rachel may be in on the con, so, when Ty gets early release from prison as a gesture of good will from the city's...
Ramon falhou em obter sua herança assim que sua mãe morreu. O último testamento de testamento pediu que ele pudesse ter um filho. Ele e sua namorada embarcaram em uma busca para encontrar o par perfei...
Rizal in Dapitan
Dr. Jose Rizal was exiled in Dapitan from 1892-1896. These were his last four years. Dapitan served as his prison cell. He always compared it to “a beautiful cage” where he is imprisoned. This was the...
He was already different even before he was born. His eccentric mother took fancy on horses during her conception, and this led to his being born with animal appeal. As he grew up, he became the objec...
Shake, Rattle & Roll V
"MALIGNO" A couple takes a vacation on a secluded island and strange forces are at work that seems to keep them on that island. When her boyfriend suddenly grows ill, Ruffa Gutierrez finds a handsome...
Ma'am May We Go Out?
Soriano brothers Dennis, Chipipoy/Chip, and Jeff are bums who do odd jobs to earn a living, including driving a jeepney. Their lives take a different turn after meeting Atty. Aga Agaton, who told them...
Of the Flesh
Um noivo leva a noiva da cidade para sua cidade natal para se instalar na casa de seu pai. Atordoado por sua estranha semelhança com sua esposa morta, o patriarca é levado a cobiçar sua nora. Quando a...
Hubad na Bayani
Hubad na Bayani explores the world of peasant revolts, cult organizations, talismans, and the fight for socio-economic reforms. The story revolves around Ruben a peasant who dreams of saving enough mo...
Never Ending Summer
Walang Katapusang Tag-araw focuses on two strong-willed women, Matilde and Binyang, who clawed themselves up, in almost simultaneous and parallel ascent to the good life. Set in Sampaloc, Manila in th...
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