7.3/10
1,771
39 user 12 critic

Marcelino pan y vino (1955)

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... See full summary »

Director:

Ladislao Vajda

Writers:

José María Sánchez Silva (novel) (as Jose Mª. Sanchez Silva), Ladislao Vajda (adaptation) | 1 more credit »
Reviews

Watch Now

From $4.99 (SD) on Prime Video

ON DISC
9 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Marcellino (1991)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

In the 15th century, in a poor Italian village, the monks of a modest convent take up an abandoned baby. Unfortunately, for all their efforts, they prove unable to trace his parents. So ... See full summary »

Director: Luigi Comencini
Stars: Didier Bénureau, Sergio Bini Bustric, Alberto Cracco
Crime | Thriller | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Having doubts about the guilt of the obvious suspect in the murder of an eight year old girl, a police detective decides to investigate the case on his own.

Director: Ladislao Vajda
Stars: Heinz Rühmann, Sigfrit Steiner, Siegfried Lowitz
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Jacinto, a retired bullfighter who lives miserably with his nephew Pepote, receives a letter in which he is informed that, according to an old agreement, he must participate in a mock ... See full summary »

Director: Ladislao Vajda
Stars: Pablito Calvo, Antonio Vico, José Marco Davó
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

In 1917, three shepherd children living just outside Fatima, Portugal have visions of a lovely lady in a cloud. The anticlerical government wishes to squelch the Church; reports of ... See full summary »

Director: John Brahm
Stars: Gilbert Roland, Angela Clarke, Frank Silvera
Biography | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

In 17th century Italy, a simple and clumsy young man joins a Franciscan order, pursues full priesthood and performs a miracle that eventually ensures his sainthood.

Director: Edward Dmytryk
Stars: Maximilian Schell, Ricardo Montalban, Lea Padovani
Marcelino, pan y vino (TV Series 2001)
Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

This is the magical story of a new-born baby abandoned on the doorstep of a Franciscan monastery, who grows up to become a cheerful and mischievous boy called Marcelino Pan y Vino. ... See full summary »

Stars: Félix Benito, Carles Canut, Arsenio Corsellas
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Rodolfo and Petrita each live in separate quarters in dilapidated Madrid, while looking to have a little apartment (or "pisito", in Spanish dialect). Unfortunately their low salaries ... See full summary »

Directors: Marco Ferreri, Isidoro M. Ferry
Stars: Mary Carrillo, José Luis López Vázquez, Concha López Silva
Marcelino pan y vino (TV Movie 1979)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Director: Mario O'Hara
Stars: Romnick Sarmenta, Janice de Belen
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rafael Rivelles ... Padre Superior - Father Superior
Antonio Vico ... Fray Puerta - Brother Door
Juan Calvo ... Fray Papilla - Brother Cookie
José Marco Davó ... Pascual
Juanjo Menéndez ... Fray Giles (as Juan Jose Menendez)
Adriano Domínguez ... Monk
Mariano Azaña ... Fray Malo - Brother Bad
Joaquín Roa ... Fray Talán - Brother Ding-Dong
Isabel de Pomés ... Manuel's Mother
Carmen Carbonell Carmen Carbonell ... Alfonsa
Carlota Bilbao ... Nicolás' Wife
José María Rodríguez José María Rodríguez ... Monk (as Jose Mª. Rodriguez)
Rafael Calvo ... Don Emilio
Francisco Arenzana Francisco Arenzana ... Nicolás
Antonio Ferrandis ... Monk
Edit

Storyline

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 Volker Boehm

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Once in a great, great while, a motion picture reaches out from the confines of the screen to implant a spark of purest wonder in the heart! [us] See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Spain | Italy

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

24 February 1955 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Marcelino See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Ultraviolet)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Statue of Christ: You are not afraid of Me?
Marcelino: No.
Statue of Christ: Then - you know who I am?
Marcelino: Yes. You're God.
See more »

Connections

Version of Marcellino (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

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

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

a memory
14 August 2016 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

it is one of great movies for memories . or a precious meet with a simple story . because it represents the beautiful adaptation of a novel and useful remind of the importance of small things. it is not real a religious film. it is not exactly a fairy tale against the similarities with one. it is only a touching experience with yourself. its axis - the look of Pablito Calvo. its source - the symbols, the image, the splendid crucifix and the delicate humor. it is not a story about faith or miracle. maybe about motherhood in a special manner. it is not the best example of coherence of precision of details. but only a trip in the essence of life. simple. touching. convincing. one of films who preserve the taste of feelings who seem be forgotten. but this film has the gift to remind the form and the force of each from them. so, enjoy it !


5 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 39 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed