Magnifico

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Magnifico

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Magnifico Movie Poster
Directed by Maryo J. De los Reyes
Starring Jiro Manio
Lorna Tolentino
Albert Martinez
Gloria Romero
Isabella De Leon
Danilo Barrios
Distributed by Violett Films and GMA Films
Release date(s) 2003
Country Flag of the Philippines Philippines
Language Tagalog
Filipino

Magnifico is an independent film about the world's harsh and sad reality in the eyes of a child. The film stars child actor Jiro Manio, Gloria Romero, Lorna Tolentino, Albert Martinez, Isabella De Leon and Danilo Barrios. Gifted with a good heart and positive spirit, Magnifico (Jiro's character)give joys and changes the lives of the people in their community.


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Synopsis

Set in a rural area, Magnifico and his family lives an impoverish life and started to lose hope after facing different trials. - her sister suffers from cerebral palsy, his older brother who studies in Manila loses his scholarship, he (Magnifico) is not so good in school and his grandmother suffers from stomach cancer.

Pikoy (Magnifico) often hears his parents arguing about money which led him to think of ways to help his family. With his young, kind and sympathetic heart, Pikoy eventually helped his family and even became an influence to his townspeople.


Cast


Awards

Berlin International Film Festival (2004)

* Deutsches Kinderhilfswerk Grand Prix Best Feature Film Maryo J. De los Reyes

* Glass Bear Best Feature Film Maryo J. De los Reyes


FAMAS Awards (2004)

* Best Child Actor Jiro Manio

* Best Child Actress Isabella De Leon

* Best Director Maryo J. De los Reyes

* Best Picture

* Best Story Michiko Yamamoto

* Best Supporting Actor Mark Gil

* Best Supporting Actress Celia Rodriguez

* Best Actress Lorna Tolentino (Nominated)


Gawad Urian Awards (2004)

* Best Actor Jiro Manio

* Best Direction Maryo J. De los Reyes

* Best Picture Tied with Babae sa Breakwater (2004).

* Best Screenplay Michiko Yamamoto

* Best Sound Arnold Reodica

* Best Supporting Actor Albert Martinez

* Best Supporting Actress Gloria Romero

* Best Cinematography Odyssey Flores (Nominated)

* Best Editing Manet A. Dayrit (Nominated)

* Best Production Design Gerry Santos (Nominated)

* Best Supporting Actor Mark Gil (Nominated)

* Best Supporting Actress Isabella De Leon (Nominated)

* Best Supporting Actress Celia Rodriguez (Nominated)

* Best Supporting Actress Girlie Sevilla (Nominated)

* Best Supporting Actress Lorna Tolentino (Nominated)


Golden Screen Awards (2004)

* Best Cinematographer Odyssey Flores

* Best Director Maryo J. De los Reyes

* Best Editing Manet A. Dayrit

* Best Motion Picture - Drama

* Best Musical Score Lutgardo Labad

* Best Performance by an Actor on a Lead Role - Drama Albert Martinez

* Best Production Design Gerry Santos

* Best Screenplay Michiko Yamamoto


Hawaii International Film Festival (2003)

* Best Feature Film Maryo J. De los Reyes


Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (2003)

* Crystal Globe Maryo J. De los Reyes (Nominated)


Reviews

- Sankar Ganesh Durai Pandian from India
- Catholic Initiative For Enlightened Movie Appreciation

Reference


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