Danish filmmaker crucified in Philippines Good Friday re-enactment

A 48-year-old filmmaker from Denmark became the center of attraction in Barangay San Pedro Cutud here when he showed up with nine other locals to be crucified on Good Friday April 18.

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File photo: Metrokilan

Lasse Spang Olsen came here a few years ago to do a film on the Lenten practices.

On Good Friday, Olsen decided to try it out, to find out how it actually feels to be crucified.

City tourism officer Ching Pangilinan said Olsen was allowed by barangay organizers to participate in the ritual after he presented a waiver of liability from the Danish embassy.

Read more: Philippine Star

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