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World filmmakers have never gotten over Charlie Chaplin's cutesy obsession with little kids. Here, we have yet another rather annoying child acting as a helpful angel, bringing love and success to all around him. Set in '70s Argentina, the film introduces us to the titular bespectacled child, who lives with his sickly grandmother and dreams of becoming an astronaut. At every turn, our precocious little cherub finds ways to make people fall in love. He's like a non-sexy version of Amélie. There is some genuine charm to this cute crowd-pleaser, but only those with a taste for schmaltz will be able to swallow it all. In Spanish with English subtitles. 86 minutes