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.
Version of Marcellino
La Cancion Marcelino
Music by Pablo Sorozábal
Lyrics uncredited in film
Sung offscreen by unidentified male singer and male chorus See more