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Magnifico

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This Month's Film: Magnifico
Cuisine: Philippine

This month's feature film is a precious little bijou called 'Magnifico'. And although it hardly does it justice, here is the Netflix synopsis:

"With a daughter who suffers from cerebral palsy and a son who's lost his much-needed scholarship, an impoverished married couple begins to abandon their faith and courage in the face of such misfortune. But when a gifted young boy called Magnifico uses his goodness to magically transform their lives for the better, the family's belief in miracles is restored. Suddenly, living with adversity doesn't seem like such a burden."

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