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Guillermo Fesser (writer)
Javier Fesser (writer)
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Release Date:
18 December 1998 (Spain) See more »
Wafer factory-owner P. Tinto and his wife Olivia want a child of their own more than anything else in the world... See more » | Add synopsis »
5 wins & 2 nominations See more »
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  (in credits order)
Luis Ciges ... 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
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
Juan Manuel Chiapella ... P. Tinto original
Germán Montaner ... Crispín
Ricardo Arroyo ... Vendedor casa
Javier Aller ... Marcianito 1 (José Ramón)
Emilio Gavira ... Marcianito 2 (El Teniente)
Eduardo Gómez ... Cartero
Silvia Casanova ... Olivia
Alberto Fesser ... Sr. Pelaez
Pipa García Aráez ... Sra. Peláez
Xaquín García González ... Francisco Joaquín Peláez (Joven promesa)
Antonio Macumona ... Niño Motumbu
Paco Bitorosa ... Niño Adoptis Mundi
Janfri Topera ... Usillos
Nuria González ... Madrastra
Arturo Mesa ... Gemelo 1
Daniel Mesa ... Gemelo 2
Luchi López ... Madre de Joselito (as Luchy López)
Isidro Alonso Nava ... Operador Grúa Grosnik
Chema Remacha ... El Papa
Gema Castaño ... Chica Eurovisión
Derrick Volpena ... Comandante NASA
Pedro Lazaga ... Official NASA
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Juan Luis Cano ... Ovni Topollino Coupé (voice)
Steve Emerson ... Oficial NASA (voice)
Sohrab Farzaneh Candón ... Ulecia (as Shorah Farzaneh)
Javier Fesser ... Narrador NU-DO (voice)
Luis Ignacio González ... Mikasa (voice)
Claudio Rodríguez ... Narrador Posneck / Secretario Papal (voice)

Directed by
Javier Fesser 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Guillermo Fesser  writer
Javier Fesser  writer

Produced by
Gustavo Ferrada .... executive producer
José Luis Garci .... producer
Enrique López Lavigne .... associate producer
Luis Manso .... producer
Original Music by
Suso Sáiz 
Cinematography by
Javier Aguirresarobe 
Film Editing by
Guillermo Represa 
Art Direction by
César Macarrón 
Production Management
Marina Ortiz .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Pedro Lazaga .... first assistant director
Sound Department
José María Bloch .... sound recordist
David Calleja .... sound mixer
David Calleja .... sound re-recording mixer
Manuel Carrión .... foley artist
James Muñoz .... sound editor
Marc Orts .... assistant re-recording mixer
James A. Puig .... sound consultant: Dolby (as Jaume Puig)
Special Effects by
David Campos .... special effects technician
Visual Effects by
Ricardo G. Elipe .... digital compositor
Camera and Electrical Department
Antonio Belón .... second assistant camera
Javier Fesser .... camera operator
Salvador Gómez Calle .... assistant camera
Editorial Department
Javier Mosqueda .... vtr editing
Other crew
Yuyi Beringola .... script supervisor
Daniel Cebrián .... script supervisor
Rosa García Merino .... publicity director
Luis Fernández Lago .... production assistant
Jorge Simonet .... thanks

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"El milagro de P. Tinto" - Spain (original title)
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106 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »

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Excellent comedy!, 22 September 2011
Author: Pablo from Houston, USA

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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