The Man Who Shook the Hand of Vicente Fernandez

Rex is an old man who is bitter about never becoming famous and having lived a life without any meaning. After suffering a stroke, he ends up in a nursing home staffed by Latin American immigrants. Put off by the situation, he focuses his energy on getting out, which places him at odds with the Latino workers. However, their relationship takes on new meaning when it is discovered that he once shook hands with Vicente Fernandez, a Mexican singer, producer and actor idolized throughout Latin culture. The employees soon begin to treat Rex like the celebrity he’s always dreamed of being.

Directors: Elia Petridis
Actors: Ernest Borgnine, Barry Corbin, Carla Ortiz, Arturo del Puerto, Tony Plana, Dale Dickey, June Squibb, Audrey P. Scott, Reynaldo Pacheco, Ashley Holliday Tavares, Nathalie Kelley
Countrys: USA

More Details

Score Rating Count Release Date RunTime
6.1 258 2012-04-27 99

Crew Details

Job Title Member Name Job Title Member Name
DirectorElia PetridisWriterElia Petridis
ProducerDarren BrandlProducerDave O'Brien
ProducerElia PetridisCinematographyEric Leach

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