The Man Who Shook the Hand of Vicente Fernandez

Synopsis: 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.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Western
Director(s): Elia Petridis
Production: Indican Pictures
  1 win.
99 min

If bring those tattletales in here

Yes, sir.

I'm going away for little while

and spend some time

with my son.

I want her out here by the time

he picks me up

my God! are you okay?

I'm sorry.

I should suffocate that old rascal

in his sleep.

(???) his family is taken my way

there is nothing wrong with him.

- do you want that man live in your house?

- oh

Do not worry.

he has to die someday.

he is gonna live a hundred years,

running around in that things

they're (racing???) residents

and make our life miserable.

Only a miracle

can save us ,Sole.

and on spare hand

come, pray with me.

you're not praying.

Dear Lord, please send us a miracle

to save us from evil Mr. Walker.

send us force light and good

of truth and justice,

that will help us stand overdrawn

against this pure rascal

and (chomping dentress???).

damn the wicked man to tremendous.

damn them to hell for eternity.

- what are those come from?

- the hospital gave it to me.

- you right,what are come from?

- I (followed???) his pocket. Look.

- you always on my gates.

- I'm not your gates, give me frigg'in cards

- these are cool.

- I know.

you know, they all look nice when they're sleeping

20 bucks says

he is an old fart.

you're (pessimistic???) huh.

I'll take your wager, on (piss???) alone.

- take my wager, can't wait to win

- wage it

Doctor, please.


leave her. por favor.

Thank you.

big, big chief.

b... , big chief.

You're early.

I'm not ready to

ride the pale horse.

(help, bell-faced???).

let's ride.

permission to mount top?



two hands, please.

Denise, Please!

she's gonna kill me (pin???) in doornail


Control Your daughter.

was that a Indian cry, I just heard?

are they circling our wagons?

what's with get-up?

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Elia Petridis

Elia Petridis (born in Paris, France) is a Lebanese-Greek film director and screenwriter, known for The Man Who Shook the Hand of Vicente Fernandez, and for his work in transmedia and virtual reality production. He is the founder and creative director of film production company Filmatics and the transmedia production company Fever Content. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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