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The Miracle of P. Tinto (1998)

El milagro de P. Tinto (original title)
Wafer factory-owner P. Tinto and his wife Olivia want a child of their own more than anything else in the world. Years of trying, however, have left them with nothing but a pair of ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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P. Tinto
Janusz Ziemniak ...
Apenao / Bartolo
Pablo Pinedo ...
Joselito
Pepe Viyuela ...
Manikomien Direktorr
Andrés Calamardo ...
P. Tinto niño
Tomás Sáez ...
Padre Marciano
Sonia Calamardo ...
Olivia niña
Manuel Román ...
Profesor cursillos
Montse G. Romeu ...
Profesora cursillos (as Montse García Romeu)
Carlos Lucas ...
Gasolinero
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Padre en gasolinera
Pietro Olivera ...
Cura suplente / Cocinero Bailarín
Goizalde Núñez ...
Olivia joven
Bermúdez ...
P. Tinto joven (as Carlos Soto)
Pedro Cuesta ...
Camionero La Zamorana
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Wafer factory-owner P. Tinto and his wife Olivia want a child of their own more than anything else in the world. Years of trying, however, have left them with nothing but a pair of extraterrestrial midgets living in the spare bedroom. When they decide to try adoption, a series of misroutings and chance encounters results in an escaped adult mental patient arriving at their door with adoption papers in hand. P. Tinto and Olivia accept this without question and welcome him in as their son. Can this family arrangement work? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Wonderful, hysterically and absurd!
12 February 2006 | by See all my reviews

It was the highlight of Göteborg Film Festival the year I saw it (around 2002 I believe) and I have been looking for it in stores ever since, but not yet found it (though I had mistaken one of the words in the original title so that may explain why).

It is in the same spirit as such weird comedy masterpieces as Jeunet & Caros Delicatessen and City of Lost Children at in no way less than those two.

I'm sad that it doesn't seem to have reached a larger audience. It really deserves to be a classic.

If you can see this film, don't you miss it!


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