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The Man Who Shook The Hand of Vincente Fernandez (2012)

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Retired radio DJ, Rex Page (Ernest Borgnine), always dreamed of being a Western movie cowboy - After suffering a back injury, Rex finds himself recovering at Rancho Park nursing home, a facility held in the villainous grip of local businessman Mr. Walker (Barry Corbin) and his evil henchman, Dr. Dominguez (Tony Plana). At first, Rex is helpless in this lawless world, but when the Latino staff realizes that Rex once met their icon, Vicente Fernandez, Rex becomes a local celebrity. And like the

PG-13,

Western

Elia Petridis

$9.9k

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Evidence that even at 94, and even in flat surroundings, the late actor possessed undeniable screen magnetism.

December 6, 2012 Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times
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[A] slight but affecting indie drama.

December 6, 2012 Full Review Source: Variety
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