There undoubtedly are a number of unforgettable lines and monologues in Philippine cinema. You've got Vilma Santos' tearjerker of a speech for Claudine Barretto in Anak and you can still hear echoes of Maricel Soriano's literally gut-wrenching "Wag mo 'kong ma-Terry Terry!" from Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin.
Another scene that probably still rings in your ears is Cherie Gil's drink-throwing-and-scathing-line combo in Bituing Walang Ningning. "You're nothing but a second-rate, trying hard, copycat!" is most likely going down in cinema history as one of the most quotable quotes of all time. And Cherie Gil knows it—that's why she has an alternate Instagram account called @the_real_lavinia_arguelles (named after her character, of course) dedicated to reliving the scene she shared with Sharon Cuneta in the 1986 film. Her Instagram bio says it all: "My mission: To arrive
In the scene from the original film, rising star Dorina Pineda (Cuneta) asks Gil's already-famous Lavinia Arguelles if she liked her performance. Lavinia replies, "
It's been more than two decades since the film came out, but it seems Cherie Gil still knows it all by heart—and so do her castmates in her latest projects. On her Instagram page, she's posted videos of her reenacting the scene with Atom Araullo, her co-star in Mike de Leon's Citizen Jake.
Even Bea Alonzo got in on the fun, changing the lines a bit to ask, "Nagustuhan mo ba
Paulo Avelino also took on the challenge, and this time, Cherie didn't hesitate to throw water in his face.
So far, there have only been seven posts on the Instagram account (that now has 5,763 followers as of writing), but we're already excited to see who's up next.
This story originally appeared on Spot.ph.
* Minor edits have been made by the Femalenetwork.com editors.