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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

Cast overview, first billed only:
Luis Ciges ...
Janusz Ziemniak ...
Apenao / Bartolo
Pablo Pinedo ...
Joselito
Pepe Viyuela ...
Manikomien Direktorr
Andrés Calamardo ...
Tomás Sáez ...
Padre Marciano
Sonia Calamardo ...
Olivia niña
Manuel Román ...
Profesor cursillos
Montse G. Romeu ...
Profesora cursillos (as Montse García Romeu)
Carlos Lucas ...
Gasolinero
Bruto Pomeroy ...
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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Excellent comedy!
22 September 2011 | by (Houston, USA) – See all my reviews

It's been a long time since I last saw a Spanish comedy this genial! It has a little of everything and everything is in its place. Like a giant puzzle where all the pieces fit and not even one is missing. No loose ends, no nonsense. The two parallel stories join when we least expect it and after all we have seen and laugh we are sure there's more. We just don't know if it will keep the level or will go higher. P. Tinto (Luis Ciges) and his wife had tried everything in the book to have a child, to no avail. They need children to take care of them and the family business. One of the problems is that ''dad'' never told ''son'' about the flowers and the bees and when ''son'' heard it through the grapevines, he got everything wrong. The couple move to a lonely place where the train passes every 25 years. Pray to God for a miracle and one day they get it. Two cute little martians arrive at their door and they take them as their own. Now they're happy but could be happier, so they write to the African Embassy in order to adopt a little orphan from over there. I need to stop here. Everything is hilarious and you have to see it to enjoy it!


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