Trailer for The Man Who Shook the Hand of Vicente Fernandez.

Ernest Borgnine plays Rex Page, 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, Rex 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.

Film Info

2 min 22 sec Duration
  • Posted: December 16, 2012
  • Director: Elia Petridis
  • Writer: Elia Petridis
  • Studio: Independent
  • Release: 2012
  • Cast: Ernest Borgnine, Barry Corbin, Carla Ortiz

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