I'm sure most of us were already ~holding back tears~ just by watching the first trailer of Viva Films' Miracle In Cell No. 7 remake. Well, you can take that a step further and cry for real because we found out that Viva has also published a novel adaptation of the movie! The book is available in leading bookstores for less than P200.
Based on the 2013 Korean movie of the same name, Miracle In Cell No. 7 tells the story of Lito (Aga Muhlach), a mentally-ill man who is wrongfully imprisoned for the murder of a child. He befriends his fellow inmates and they help him formulate a plan to smuggle his young daughter Yesha (Xia Vigor) INTO prison so that they can be reunited! Years later, a grown-up Yesha (Bela Padilla), who is now a lawyer, is determined to prove her father's innocence in court.
ABS-CBN reports that in creating the movie, the hardest challenge was finding a location for the actual "cell." Because most prison cells in the city are crowded, Viva Films decided to create a prison set in Cainta, Rizal, which took two months to build.
The movie, which is part of the 2019 Metro Manila Film Festival, will start showing in theaters on December 25. It also stars Joel Torre, Mon Confiado, Jojit Lorenzo, Soliman Cruz, JC Santos, and John Arcilla.
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