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Magnifico (2003)

 -  Drama  -  5 November 2003 (USA)
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Even though he is not good in school and belongs to a poor and unfortunate family, Magnifico still have a big heart and a large amount of optimism that enabled him to help not only his family but also the community.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lorna Tolentino ...
Edna
Albert Martinez ...
Gerry
Gloria Romero ...
Lola Magda
Celia Rodriguez ...
Ka Doring
Mark Gil ...
Domeng
Tonton Gutierrez ...
Ka Romy
Jiro Manio ...
Magnifico
Amy Austria ...
Tessie
Cherry Pie Picache ...
Cristy
Danilo Barrios ...
Miong
Susan Africa ...
Pracing
Isabella De Leon ...
Helen
Dindin Llarena ...
Ria
Joseph Roble ...
Carlo
Girlie Sevilla ...
Isang
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Even though he is not good in school and belongs to a poor and unfortunate family, Magnifico still have a big heart and a large amount of optimism that enabled him to help not only his family but also the community.

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This movie is based on the grand prize winning piece in the 2001 screenplay writing contest sponsored by the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP). See more »

Soundtracks

Aking Munting Bituin
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Sung by Gary Valenciano
Courtesy of Genesis Entertainment
Composed by Joy Nilo and Gary Valenciano
Lyrics by Rollie Navarro
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Every Filipino must see this!
15 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I am very overwhelmed to even type out a constructive comment on such a wonderful film. This was not expected, for a Filipino film at least. Never mind the quality of the picture, it's all that we can afford. One will hardly notice it unless he or she is a videophile. This is the type of film that, although it is not heavily marketed (I was in the Philippines in 2003, all year, and never have I seen an ad for it), will spread its magnificence through people. Heck, I'd even say that this can go in par with ANY François Truffaut film. My incoherency is annoying even myself, so let's cut this short. Magnifico is truly a magnificent film, no exceptions.


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