Dancing inmates inspire prison film
- Published: 3 Apr 2013 at 14.41
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MANILA - Filipino inmates whose choreographed "Thriller" dance has attracted 52 million YouTube hits since 2007 are getting their own stories told in a movie.
Prison inmates perform during a tribute to late pop icon Michael Jackson at prison grounds in Cebu city in central Philippines June 27, 2009. Now the inmates will star in a filom about their lives. (Reuters)
Director Marnie Manicad says the action drama Dance of the Steel Bars was shot in the Cebu provincial prison, the same place where the inmates dressed in orange uniforms danced to global fame.
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