In 2008, Molina directed A Very Special Love, a romantic comedy film which talks about Laida Magtalas (portrayed by Sarah Geronimo) who is a fresh graduate and applies for a job in a magazine publishing company owned by Miggy Montenegro (played by John Lloyd Cruz).Laida is a simple girl and is the breadwinner of her family, while Miggy is a rich, handsome businessman.In 2007, Molina worked with John Lloyd Cruz and Bea Alonzo for the second time in the film One More Chance (first time was in the film Close to You), released by Star Cinema.It differed from her previous films, becoming her first romantic film to contain such solid drama and a mature feeling.
She is considered to be the country's box-office director, with seven of her films entering the list of highest-grossing films in the Philippines.In the real world, the more prevailing concepts are moving on and acceptance." The same opinion was given by Manila Bulletin, saying "A Cathy Molina film always ends happily, although one would probably hope it wouldn’t, for a change, and adhere to a bit of realism [...] Another problem was the unexplored subplots." Catherine Rosales Garcia-Molina was born on November 28, 1971 in Quezon City, Philippines.She is the youngest child of the late Sikatuna Antonio Garcia (1929—1983) and Luisa Rosales Garcia.Sooner, Alan and Mia learn that "time is meaningless when you're in love." The performance of the cast was praised by critics, but the story was panned film reviewers.Philippine Entertainment Portal stated "Star Cinema's weakness is its inability to produce a realistic ending [...] this perfect world only exists in fairy tales.The film was directed, still, by Molina, with John Lloyd Cruz and Sarah Geronimo reprising their roles.Rayver Cruz was cast as Mackoy, Laida's high school best friend who later broke away for their group and went to a different college.Fate throws them chances to be together, but time is not their ally.When they first meet on board the Pasig River Ferry Service, they are instantly attracted to each other.She was married to Engineer and Technical Director Philip Rey "Epoy" Molina (who died from a vehicular accident in 2009) with two children.In 2014, Rosselyn Domingo and her boyfriend Alvin Campomanes, a history professor from the University of the Philippines, who played as bit players in the teleserye Forevermore accused Molina, talent supplier John Leonardo and a woman named "Jeng" of mistreatment of their extra.