Indican Pictures Releases Final Borgnine Film December 7th

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Tue, 11/13/2012 - 19:00 -- Nick Dager

Indican Pictures’ will release the final film by Academy Award winner Ernest Borgnine The Man Who Shook the Hand of Vicente Fernandez and it will open December 7th in Los Angeles. In the film Borgnine delivers a memorable starring performance as a retired radio DJ who has always dreamed of being a Western movie cowboy star.  While recovering from a back injury at a Latino-staffed nursing home he finally has an opportunity to act out his dreams of being a hero. The movie stars Borgnine and features Barry Corbin Arturo Del Puerto and Audrey P. Scott. Elia Petridis wrote and directed.   Retired radio DJ Rex Page (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 (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 as a DJ he once met their icon Vicente Fernández Rex becomes the local celebrity.  And like the cowboy of his dreams Rex discovers the love and respect of his family and the staff when he faces down the tyrannical owners of Rancho Park in this homage to the Spaghetti Westerns of yore.