The story of a travelling circus which visits a village in which the inhabitants, who have been hit by poverty, would rather have food to feed themselves than circus magic and tricks. Then the troupe perform a trick which involves distributing rice throughout the village and everyone is excited and curious as to how this has been achieved. One young boy is determined to find out. —BFI
"If you want to eat, your hands have to work. And your head has to brave the rain and shine. There are no miracles, my son."