Tony Manero (film)
|Directed by||Pablo Larraín|
|Music by||Juan Cristóbal Meza|
|Edited by||Andrea Chignoli|
Tony Manero is a 2008 Chilean film directed by Pablo Larraín about a 52-year-old man in Santiago in 1978 who is obsessed with John Travolta's character in Saturday Night Fever. It won the top prize at the 2008 Torino Film Festival and was Chile's submission to the 81st Academy Awards for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. In 2009 it won the Golden Tulip at the Istanbul International Film Festival.
- Alfredo Castro - Raúl Peralta
- Paola Lattus - Pauli
- Héctor Morales - Goyo
- Amparo Noguera - Cony
- Elsa Poblete - Wilma
- Marcelo Alonso - Rumano
- Maité Fernández - María
- Antonia Zegers - Productora TV
- Marcial Tagle - Vidrero
- Rodrigo Pérez - Agente CNI 1
- Pancho González - Agente CNI 2
- Luis Uribe - Enrique
- Greta Nilsson - Cajera
The film has been released on DVD in several countries. Region 2 DVDs were released in 2009 by Network DVD in the U.K. and Ripley's Home Video in Italy, and an unrated region 1 DVD was released in 2010 by Kino International.
- "Latest Academy News". Oscars.org | Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. 10 September 2014.
- "Tony Manero fue seleccionada para postular por Chile a los Oscar". ADN Radio Chile. 26 September 2008. Retrieved 26 September 2008.
- Tony Manero at Rotten Tomatoes
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