November 23 was a special day for director Petersen Vargas as his first Star Cinema film, “An Inconvenient Love”, premiered in theaters nationwide.
Direk Petersen took to Instagram to celebrate Star Cinema’s highly-anticipated comeback to theaters, and shared photos of his moments with the film’s lead stars Donny Pangilinan and Belle Mariano, taken during the premiere night last Nov. 22.
“TODAY IS THE DAY❕‼️ we share our film with the world. I hope Ayef & Manny’s story reminds you of the way love could still save the best of us, despite this strange, messy, and cruel world we live in,” he stated.
Direk Petersen went on to express his love and gratitude to all the film’s supporters, and to Donny and Belle who play the respective characters of Manny and Ayef in the movie.
“I will 4-ever carry this friendship we’ve built upon pure trust, fierce devotion, and shared passion in what we do, @belle_mariano & @donny. I luv u two 24-ever 🏪” he told DonBelle.
“Thank ü 4 every1’s support, hope you can catch us in the cinemas WORLDWIDE 🎬⏳ #AnInconvenientLove 💜🧡💚” he said.
Belle gave love back to Direk Petersen via the comments section.
“143 DIREKKKK !!! 24-Ever!!!” she replied.
Lara Quigaman, who acts as Donny’s stepmother in the film, also congratulated Direk Petersen and the team behind “An Inconvenient Love” although she was not able to attend the premiere night.
“Congratulations Direk, Donny, Belle and to the whole AIL fam! Sorry missing this,” she said.
Written by Enrico Santos and Daisy Cayanan, “An Inconvenient Love” is now showing in more than 175 cinemas nationwide!