Filipina Wins Best Actress Award in Cannes

 Jaclyn Jose (Source: rappler.com)

Jaclyn Jose (Source: rappler.com)

Filipino actress Jaclyn Jose won best actress at the Cannes film festival Sunday, May 22 for her mesmerizing performance as a mother forced to sell drugs to survive before falling prey to corrupt police. A tearful Jose said she was "so surprised" as she took to the stage to accept the award for her role in Ma' Rosa by acclaimed director Brillante Mendoza, reports Rappler.