22 August 2012 4:27 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Indican Pictures has acquired North American rights to Academy Award winner Ernest Borgnine.s final film, .The Man Who Shook the Hand of Vicente Fernández..

Indican will release the film theatrically in Los Angeles this October, with additional select cities to follow, and will launch an awards campaign centered on Borgnine.s final performance.

Film premiered in April at this year.s Newport Beach Int’l Film Festival, where Borgnine won the fest’s Outstanding Achievement in Acting Award.

The pic is written and directed by Elia Petridis, and produced by Darren Brandl and Dave O’Brien.  Additional cast members include Barry Corbin, Carla Ortiz, Dale Dickey and Tony Plana.

.Vicente Fernández. stars Ernest Borgnine as a stubborn man who becomes the local hero of his nursing home upon leading the Latino staff in a revolt against the home’s tyrannical owner.

.Indican Pictures is extremely honored to be releasing »

- Michelle McCue

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