|Directed by||William Wedig|
|Music by||Evan Wilson, Alex Alexander (percussion)|
|Editing by||William Wedig|
|Distributed by||Maya Entertainment|
Forged is a 2010 drama directed by William Wedig starring Manny Perez, David Castro, Margo Martindale, Kevin Breznahan, and Jaime Tirelli. Forged was released in theaters through Maya Entertainment on July 29, 2011, as part of the Maya Indie Series.
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Set in the cold and industrial town of Scranton, Pennsylvania, Forged follows Chuco (Manny Perez) on his quest to redeem himself after committing a horrific sin against his son, Machito (David Castro). After Chuco’s release from prison, the boy, now 13 years old, abused and homeless, seeks him out and simply mutters: “You killed my mother. Now I kill you.” As Chuco’s guilt and Machito’s need for a father take hold, they must both find a way to move past impossible circumstances to forge a bond that has been forever broken.
Awards and Screenings
- Best Domestic Feature, Presented by HBO at the 2010 New York Latino International Film Festival
- Outstanding Film Award at the 2010 Providence Latin American American Film Festival
- Official Selection at the 2010 Los Angeles Latino Film Festival
- Official Selection at the 2011 San Diego Latino Film Festival
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