Miracle in Cell No. 7
This reel gives a heartwarming story of a father and a daughter and so appropriate at this particular time that most families are ‘quarantined’ together.
It is based on an original 2013 Korean movie with the same plot. It is showing on Nextflix.
The highly-rated 2019 film that was directed by Mehmet Ada Öztekin, is based in Turkey and stars Aras Bulut who plays the role of Memo, a mentally ill man.
Memo and his daughter, Ova (Nisa Sofiya Aksongu) have a special relationship and with stand all the mockery they get from their village.
It happens that Memo witnesses the death of a young girl and is wrongfully accused and sentenced to death for the said crime.
The title is set in the prison where Memo lives with other inmates. The rest is a tale of sadness and anger and if you follow keenly, you will shed a tear if you get your emotions get so attached into the story.
Miracle in Cell No.7 goes beyond the love of a father and daughter and even speaks to the way the other inmates grow fond of Memo who is innocent.
The miracle is indeed in cell number seven and his daughter Ova is at the center of it.
The plot is thick and all the right emotions are elicited. The writer of the movie vividly painted the picture of what true love is. It is a great movie for family viewing. Rating: 8/10