Kamagong stars Lito Lapid,Ruel Vernal and J.C. Bonin,in his last film role before becoming a full-time pastor.It is a coming-of-age story revolves around three Arnis fighters participating in full contact matches.It was directed by Carlo J. Caparas.The term “Kamagong” in this film, refers to a pair of ebony sticks carved like blunted double edged swords. This weapons have a tradition of being used as an instrument of justice. The sticks themselves also represent benevolent qualities in the stick-fighter.
Arnis, the ancient Filipino martial art, took center stage in this coming of age drama wherein a young boy perfected his skills and his idol rediscovered what it takes to be a man.
Director: Carlo J. Caparas
Writers: Carlo J. Caparas, Rene Villanueva, Rudamin Villanueva
Stars: Lito Lapid, J.C. Bonnin, Eddie Garcia, Ruel Vernal, Mia Pratts, Bong Dimayacyac, Dencio Padilla, Jaime Fabregas, Beth Bautista, Julio Diaz, Pons De Guzman, Mario Escudero, Sabatini Fernandez, Bomber Moran, Rusty Santos, Ernie Zarate