Habambuhay: Remembering Philippine Cinema
Episode 2: The Eigenmanns: A Family Legacy
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TBA Studios brings you ‘Habambuhay: Remembering Philippine Cinema’.
The second part is aptly titled “Showbiz Clan: The Eigenmann Legacy.” This episode highlights the colorful life and illustrious career of Eddie Mesa and Rosemarie Gil, who have contributed a legacy to Philippine Cinema not just through the films they starred in, but also through their renowned family of actors. Three of their children—Mark Gil, Michael de Mesa, and Cherie Gil—are among the country’s most awarded and highly regarded thespians, having all worked with the industry’s top-notch filmmakers. In turn, these children begot children of their own, who, like their parents and grandparents before them, are now on the rise and continuing their family’s legacy. Altogether, the Eigenmann clan has created a major niche for themselves, continuing to leave a mark in the Philippine film industry through their outstanding performances.