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|Directed by||Giles Walker|
|Produced by||Paul Stephens|
|Written by||Jefferson Lewis
Malcolm Bosse (Novel-Ganesh)
|Music by||Mychael Danna|
|Edited by||Ralph Brunjes|
Ordinary Magic is a 1993 Canadian film about a boy who is raised in India by his father. The story is based on the novel Ganesh by Malcolm Bosse  with Canada substituting in the film for the book's Midwestern USA location. This marks the debut of Ryan Reynolds.
Jeffrey/Ganesh (Ryan Reynolds) has been raised with the ideals of social activism as part of his everyday life. His father spends the better part of their lives fighting for social justice in India. After his father dies, being only fifteen years old, Jeffrey is sent to a small town in Ontario to live with his aunt Charlotte (Glenne Headly). Through several comedic situations and with considerable effort, he manages to make friends and fit into his new, much smaller world of his. However, when his aunt receives an unfair eviction notice from her sleazy landlord (Paul Anka), every bit of his background and training comes into play, as he works with her to put on a well-publicized hunger strike, or Satyagraha, which wins the admiration of the local citizens.
|Ryan Reynolds||Ganesh / Jeffrey|
|Paul Anka||Joey Dean|
|David Fox||Father / Warren|
|J. Winston Carroll||Billy / Police Chief|
|Mark Wilson||Mr. Harris|
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