Life imitates cinema in Mexico City’s Day of the Dead parade

Thousands thronged downtown Mexico City on Saturday for a "traditional" indigenous procession held for the first time this year, inspired by a hit Hollywood movie. The Paseo de Reforma, this capital city's grand boulevard, was filled with revellers -- some local, some tourists -- taking part in the procession inspired by the opening scene of the 2015 James Bond movie "Spectre." In Spectre, the British agent played by Daniel Craig goes after a bad guy through a parade featuring giant skeletons floating among people dancing with their faces painted as skulls. Saturday's parade -- staged by city elders inspired by the movie -- started at the Angel of Independence monument and ended at the historic Zocalo square. The procession tried to recreate the props and wardrobe from the movie, with thousands of volunteers dressed in skull and skeleton costumes,

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