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TONY

TONY

LANGUAGES: French/Spanish | SUBTITLES: English

Genre: Crime, Drama
Running Time: 23:59 min
Year of production: 2018

SYNOPSIS

In France, in the 80s, Tony, a young third-generation Spaniard immigrant, a rebel with a heart of gold, fights for a life that he desires despite an abusive and violent father controlling his every move while bonding with a group of reckless immigrants outcasts from the street in whom he sees a family. However, the path he takes only leads to a dark and uncertain future.

PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION

Production Company: ILLIS
Film exports/World sales: Gonella Productions

CAST

Hugo Diego Garcia: Vincent “Tony” Medina
Lorenzo Bentivoglio: Domingo
Pietro Mercieca: Gomi
Malo Garcia: Miguel
David Zivkovic: Aymeric
Victor Nicolai: Mathieu
Wilfried Capet: Cubano
Vincent Fabiani: Andrés
Alzira Gomez: Dolores Medina
Enric Cusi: José Medina
Abde Maziane: Moha
Faycal Omrani: Fays

MAIN CREDITS

Director: Hugo Diego Garcia
Screenwriter: Hugo Diego Garcia
Producer: Hugo Diego Garcia - Malo Garcia - Pietro Mercieca - Lorenzo Bentivoglio - Jordan Evrard
Director of Photography: Ruperto Luis Sanchez
Sound: Jonathan Laroche Editing: Guillaume Lauras
Sound Editing: Amelie Canini
Music Composer: Malo Garcia

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Genre: Drama
Sub-genre: Crime - Coming of Age - Period Film
Language: French/Spanish
Country of origin: France
Year of production: 2018
Total running time: 23 min 59
Shooting format: 4K
Color type: Color
Aspect ratio: Scope
Sound format: Stereo - 5.1

AWARDS

Top Shorts Film Festival
Best Actor - Hugo Diego Garcia Best Narrative Film
Best First Time Director - Hugo Diego Garcia
Hollywood Boulevard Film Festival
Best Male Actor - Hugo Diego Garcia

FESTIVAL SELECTIONS

Top Shorts (2019)
Beverly Hills Film Festival (2019) Burbank Film Festival (2019)
San Francisco Independent Film Festival (2020) Mammoth Film Festival (2020)
Queen Palm International Film Festival (2020)

BIOGRAPHY OF THE DIRECTOR

From France, Hugo Diego Garcia is a French and Spanish award winning actor/director of Italian descent. Garcia pursued both boxing and law school before his passion for acting took precipice. He went on to study theater and cinema in Paris and Los Angeles before adding writer and director to his resume. His first short film, TONY, screened at numerous festivals worldwide and garnered several awards. His performance in it was highly praised and the film was named one of the "Best 10 Short Films of 2019" by the UK Film Review, and earned praise from Silver Bear winners, the D’Innocenzo Brothers (Bad Tales). His last movie, CAGNOLINO, was selected in many festivals across the world. He recently directed the hybrid project MAUVE for the electronic artist MALO and his currently working on his first feature film.