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Dance of the Steel Bars (2013)

A story inspired by actual events in a Filipino prison, the struggles that inmates experience and their quest to feel human again. This riveting feature film about redemption follows Frank ... See full summary »

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, (as Marnie Pulumbarit)

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... Frank
... Gudo
... Ana
... Mando
... Rodrigo Yumul
Gwen Garcia ... Herself (as Gov. Gwen Garcia)
... Lulu
Gabe Mercado ... Deputy Warden Diaz
... Allona
... Dong
... Charity
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A story inspired by actual events in a Filipino prison, the struggles that inmates experience and their quest to feel human again. This riveting feature film about redemption follows Frank Parish (Patrick Bergin), a retired US fireman and philanthropist who finds himself wrongly accused of murder and jailed in the Philippines. Stuck in prison, Frank was beginning to lose faith in everything he believed in until he becomes friends with Mando (Dingdong Dantes), a convicted murderer who denies his passion for dancing just to prove his masculinity and Allona (Joey Paras), a transsexual who tries to contribute to prison reforms by teaching his fellow inmates dance exercises. They get involved in a tricky struggle between the positive changes initiated by the new warden (Ricky Davao) and the corrupt system that weighs down the inmates' chance to become better individuals. Frank finds himself caught in an intricate web of lies and must choose between concealing what he knows to keep himself ... Written by Anonymous

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12 June 2013 (Philippines)  »

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Rehas na Bakal
Composed by Romano Baesa and Angelo Bitoy
Arranged by Romano Baesa and Angelo Bitoy
Interpreted by Romano Baesa and Angelo Bitoy
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