The Man Who Shook the Hand of Vicente Fernandez

The Man Who Shook the Hand of Vicente Fernandez (2012)

TMDb Score
59

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.

Director
Elia Petridis
Starring
Ernest Borgnineas Rex Page
Barry Corbinas Walker
Carla Ortizas Solena