The Man Who Shook The Hand of Vincente Fernandez
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The Man Who Shook The Hand of Vincente Fernandez
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 cowboys from his dreams, Rex discovers the love and respect of his family and the staff when he faces… More
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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Evidence that even at 94, and even in flat surroundings, the late actor possessed undeniable screen magnetism."
‑ Sheri Linden, Los Angeles Times
"[A] slight but affecting indie drama."
‑ Joe Leydon, Variety
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