7.2/10
3,321
12 user 7 critic

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 »

Director:

Javier Fesser
Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

5 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

The DDT, the professor Bacterio's dangerous invention has just been stolen by the dictator of Tirania. The Súper wants to recover it but he knows that it should not call Mortadelo and ... See full summary »

Director: Javier Fesser
Stars: Benito Pocino, Pepe Viyuela, Dominique Pinon
Airbag (1997)
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Mommy's boy Juantxo is engaged. Dragged to the party by his friends Konradin and Paco, he loses his expensive wedding ring inside the body of a prostitute. Mafioso whorehouse owner ... See full summary »

Director: Juanma Bajo Ulloa
Stars: Karra Elejalde, Fernando Guillén Cuervo, Alberto San Juan
Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A criminal produces an uncontrollable laughter to the population and Mortadelo and Filemón will have to stop him.

Director: Javier Fesser
Stars: Karra Elejalde, Janfri Topera, Gabriel Chame
Camino (2008)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A girl faces love and death.

Director: Javier Fesser
Stars: Nerea Camacho, Carme Elias, Mariano Venancio
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A village and the crazy situations encountered by its citizens.

Director: José Luis Cuerda
Stars: José Sazatornil, Carmen de Lirio, Francisco Martínez
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

On the run from the police in a desperate attempt to escape a pair of Civil Guardians, a peaceful gas-station worker embarks on a frenzied road adventure.

Director: Javier Fesser
Stars: Ramón Langa, Pablo Pinedo, Pietro Olivera
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

An aspiring novelist receives a charge that will change his life completely.

Director: Mateo Gil
Stars: Eduardo Noriega, Jordi Mollà, Natalia Verbeke
Comedy | Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Two couples entwine on their search for love.

Director: Emilio Martínez Lázaro
Stars: Ernesto Alterio, Paz Vega, Guillermo Toledo
Champions I (2018)
Comedy | Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A basketball coach is sentenced to community service, forced to work with a team of mentally disabled players.

Director: Javier Fesser
Stars: Javier Gutiérrez, Athenea Mata, Juan Margallo
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A Catholic priest teams up with a Black Metal aficionado and an Italian connoisseur of the occult to avert the birth of the beast, and with it, the end of the world.

Director: Álex de la Iglesia
Stars: Álex Angulo, Armando De Razza, Santiago Segura
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

José Luis Torrente, a former policeman fights against the oriental mafia in Madrid.

Director: Santiago Segura
Stars: Santiago Segura, Javier Cámara, Neus Asensi
Comedy | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Four episodes about the World's End from different points of view and also different genre: romance, drama, thriller and action film.

Directors: David Galán Galindo, Roberto Pérez Toledo, and 3 more credits »
Stars: Manuela Vellés, Elisa Mouliaá, Macarena Gómez
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Luis Ciges ... P. Tinto
Janusz Ziemniak Janusz Ziemniak ... Apenao / Bartolo
Pablo Pinedo Pablo Pinedo ... Joselito
Pepe Viyuela ... Manikomien Direktorr
Andrés Calamardo Andrés Calamardo ... P. Tinto niño
Tomás Sáez Tomás Sáez ... Padre Marciano
Sonia Calamardo Sonia Calamardo ... Olivia niña
Manuel Román Manuel Román ... Profesor cursillos
Montse G. Romeu Montse G. Romeu ... Profesora cursillos (as Montse García Romeu)
Carlos Lucas Carlos Lucas ... Gasolinero
Bruto Pomeroy ... Padre en gasolinera
Pietro Olivera Pietro Olivera ... Cura suplente / Cocinero Bailarín
Goizalde Núñez Goizalde Núñez ... Olivia joven
Bermúdez Bermúdez ... P. Tinto joven (as Carlos Soto)
Pedro Cuesta Pedro Cuesta ... Camionero La Zamorana
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish | English

Release Date:

18 December 1998 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

The Miracle of P. Tinto See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Petinto is director Javier Fesser's third surname. Javier Fesser Pérez de Petinto. See more »

Crazy Credits

After the end credits we see Olivia running over a meadow. See more »

Connections

Spoofs E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Wonderful, hysterically and absurd!
12 February 2006 | by jimpeSee 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!


6 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 12 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed