‘Miracle In Cell No. 7’ sold out screenings in some cinemas
MANILA, Philippines — The Filipino remake of Korean movie “Miracle In Cell No. 7” was a hit in the Philippine box office as it sold out screenings in several cinemas during the start of the annual Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF).
Viva Films took to Instagram Thursday to share photos of sold-out screenings in Metro Manila malls.
Its lead actor Aga Muhlach expressed thanks to fans who supported their entry at the 2019 MMFF.
“Kami’y nagpapasalamat talaga (We’re really thankful),” Muhlach said after one of the film’s screenings in a cinema.
“Alam niyo po, nanalo na po kami dahil ang panalo po namin ay ang pagnood niyo ng pelikula namin. Talagang napakalaking regalo po sa amin at sana po nagustuhan po ninyo ang aming munting regalo para sa inyong lahat,” he continued.
(We already won because our victory is that you watched our film. It is a huge gift for us and we hope you liked our small gift for all of you.)
Also starring in the Filipino remake are child star Xia Vigor, actors Mon Confiado, Tirso Cruz III, JC Santos, Joel Torre, Jojit Lorenzo, and Soliman Cruz.
The film, which premiered in Korea in 2013, tells the story of a mentally challenged man who was wrongfully imprisoned and how he reunited with his daughter through the help of fellow inmates in his cell.
“Miracle in Cell No. 7” will be screened until January 7, 2019, alongside seven other MMFF entries “Mission Unstapabol: The Don Identity,” “The Mall, The Merrier,” “Sunod,” “3pol Trobol: Huli Ka Balbon,” “Culion,” “Mindanao,” and “Write About Love.”
Edited by MUF
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