WorldCat Identities

Santos, Vilma 1953-

Overview
Works: 41 works in 61 publications in 3 languages and 278 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Horror films  Romance films  Anthology television programs  Television programs  Television comedies  Instructional films  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Actor, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Vilma Santos
Sister Stella L( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Tagalog and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sister Stella L. is the award-winning masterpiece by Mike de Leon. It's about a nun, Sister Stella Legaspi, who becomes involved in labor strikes after learning about the government's neglect of the poor and the working class. Her sworn duty to fight for the poor and the oppressed turns personal when her journalist friend Nick Fajardo is tortured and the union leader Dencio is kidnapped and killed. What follows is her eye-opening and tear-jerking battle against cruelty and injustice
Mano po III : my love( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Tagalog and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman who appears to have everything meets her old first love and the resumption of their relationship threatens to unravel the threads connecting her to her family and the rest of her life
Anak, the movie( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in Tagalog and English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is a story of a mother agony and her desperate attempts to piece back the fragments of a shattered family. Josie returns to Manila after working for ten years as a domestic helper in Hong Kong. But her expectation of a joyful reunion with her children clashed to pieces when in her absence her family has fallen apart. Carla, her eldest has gone wild. Michael is in deep trouble in school and Daday doesn't even know who she is. Unknown to Josie her two elder children harbor a deep and painful resentment toward her. In their mind the mother does not care for them. She had left for abroad even when they cried and begged her not to and she did not even bother to come home even their father died. Josie's problem despite her efforts becomes worse and worse. She loses all her savings on a failed business venture. Carla becomes pregnant. Michael is almost kicked out of school. Her children blames her for their aimless, ruined life. Finally Josie admits defeat. She has failed in her role as a mother. What is right thing for her to do? Should she stay or should she go? Will she ever have the courage to try to reclaim her family or she will take the easier way out and return to her familiar life in Hong Kong"--Label
Lualhati Bautista's Dekada '70 : paano mo palalakihin ang iyong mga anak sa panahon ng walang katiyakan?( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in Tagalog and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a family caught in the midst of a tumultuous time in Philippine history - the martial law years
Relasyon( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in Tagalog and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marilou pursues an affair with Emil, a college teacher separated from his wife. When they move in together, she discovers him to be domineering and emotionally abusive. She limits their meetings to protect herself, but must decide how much she loves him when Emil becomes sick and needs her by his side
Bata bata paano ka ginawa?( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in Tagalog and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mother of two boys from different fathers must ask herself: Is living the life you never had worth losing the children you love?
To live another day = Pahiram ng isang umaga( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Tagalog and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Juliet is single parent who manages to raise a child while remaining successful as an advertising executive. She is diagnosed with cancer, but in the twilight of her life, she meets and falls in love with Ariel, who is depressed and contemplates suicide
Ekstra = The bit player( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Tagalog and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a typical day in the life of Loida, a film extra. From looking for a black cocktail dress at 2 am, sleeping at 3 am only to wake up at 3:30 am for a 4 am calltime, to getting a role as Worker 1, as a maid with dialogues and the role of a lifetime
The healing( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in Tagalog and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Seth ... witnesses a miracle when her paralyzed father is healed by Elsa, a faith healer. Her neighbors, who suffer from different kinds of diseases, plead with her to bring them to Elsa. Cookie ... the daughter of her husband, asks to be healed as well. Seth agrees to help all of them. Right after they are healed, strange things happen--eventually leading to death. Feeling responsible for this turn of events, Seth desperately seeks ways to end the curse"--Container
In my life( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in Tagalog and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shirley is a woman who wants to be in control of everything. In her family, her unwarranted intervention in the lives of her children keeps her detached from them. Realizing what she has lost, she goes to New York to reunite with her estranged gay son Mark
Everything About Her( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in Tagalog and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A powerful and strong-willed business magnate, played by the incomparable, multi-awarded thespian, Vilma Santos, seems to have it all--money, fame, power. When she finds out that she is gravely ill, she meets similarly strong-willed caregiver, Angel Locsin. Their relationship is further complicated by the estranged relationship that Santos shares with her own child, Xian Lim. These three main characters engage in a beautiful story of acceptance, love and forgiveness" -- written by JMalvas, on imdb.com
Hahamakin lahat by Lino Brocka( Visual )

3 editions published in 1990 in Tagalog and Philippine and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ideal partnership which brought miseries in the life of Lucinda played by Vilma Santos and her husband (Eric Quizon). A very colorful drama of real life situation when money and power controls one's life
T-bird at ako( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Tagalog and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a woman confused by her sexuality (played by Nora Aunor) who works in a manʹs world as a lawyer. A chance meeting with a bar girl (played by Vilma Santos) changes the course of her life. She believes she is in love with the bar girl. At the end, a sudden twist explodes, making her more vulnerable that she has ever imagined. A parody on the comic love and life of the people caught up in the middle of strange questions of gender issues
Gandang gabi Vice : the trending lafftrip( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in Tagalog and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of the most hilarious moments and exclusive footage from the best episodes featuring the biggest names in the industry
Maalaala mo kaya. ang tahanan mo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Tagalog and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Regalo is an inpiring story of a woman who goes through a painful journey of finding her fulfillment as a wife, a mother, and as a person
Mano po III = Beyond family III( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Tagalog and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman who appears to have everything meets her old first love and the resumption of their relationship threatens to unravel the threads connecting her to her family and the rest of her life
Ikaw ang mahal ko( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in Tagalog and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pilo is a mild-mannered bodyguard whose only daughter considers every single woman she knows as a prospective new mother. Miling is an old-fashioned probinsyana who stows away when she learns that her aunt has betrothed her to the richest man in town. They meet in the most bungling of situations and they become fast enemies. But when two people are meant to stay together, it doesn't really matter if their first meeting turns disastrous.--From container
Saan nagtatago ang pag-Ibig( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in Tagalog and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pregnant unmarried woman is persuaded to marry a brain-damaged man and finds a life of fulfillment
Sinasamba kita( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in Tagalog and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a rich, young career-oriented women who falls in love with a man who unfortunately falls in love with her half-sister instead
Burlesk queen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Tagalog and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"To support her paralytic father, Chato works as a utility girl for burlesque star Virgie Nite. But when Virgie gets drunk on the night of her scheduled performance, Chato pitches in for Virgie if only to appease the furious crowd ... and Chato becomes an instant sensation"--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Santos, Rosa Vilma, 1953-

Vilma Recto

Vilma Santos actrice uit Filipijnen

Vilma Santos actriz filipina

Vilma Santos Filipino comedian

Vilma Santos politica, attrice e cantante filippina

Вильма Сантос

ヴィルマ・サントス

比爾馬·桑托斯

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