Marcelino is an orphan who grows up in a monastery. One day when he eats his small meal in a room full of old things he gives a piece of his bread to an old wooden Jesus figure - and indeed it takes the bread and eats it. Getting a wish granted for his donation Marcelino wishes to see his mother... Written by
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The Monk Who Narrates The Story
[gazing at the crucifix which once came to life
We have been talking about you today, my Lord. And about you, too, Marcelino.
Remade as Marcelino pan y vino
La Cancion Marcelino
Music by Pablo Sorozábal
Lyrics uncredited in film
Sung offscreen by unidentified male singer and male chorus See more