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Manito

Directed by Eric Eason
77 min / 2002 / USA / English - Spanish / Drama
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The tragic yet richly textured story of a day in the life of two Latino brothers, Junior and Manny, in the irrepressible Manhattan neighborhood of Washington Heights.

Crew

Writer/Director: Eric Eason (A Better Life)
Producers: Allen Bain, Darren Goldberg, Jesse Scolaro
Cinematographer: Didier Gertsch
Editor: Kyle Henry
Music: Saundi Wilson

Cast

Franky G (Saw II)
Leo Minaya
Manuel Cabral
Jessica Morales
Julissa Lopez

Festivals

Sundance Film Festival (Winner, Special Jury Prize)
SXSW Film Festival (Winner, Best Narrative Feature)
Gotham Awards (Winner, Open Palm Award)
Atlanta Film Festival (Winner, Special Jury Prize)
Avignon Film Festival (Winner, Prix Tourage)
Tribeca Film Festival (Winner, Best Emerging Filmmaker)
Urbanworld Film Festival (Winner, Grand Jury Prize)
IFP Independent Spirit Awards (3 nominations)
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