Tony Manero (film)

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.[1][2] In 2009 it won the Golden Tulip at the Istanbul International Film Festival.

Tony Manero
Tony Manero film poster.jpg
Cannes film poster
Directed byPablo Larraín
Written by
Music byJuan Cristóbal Meza
CinematographySergio Armstrong
Edited byAndrea Chignoli
Fábula, Prodigital
Running time
97 minutes



The film currently holds an 85% score from the film critics' site Rotten Tomatoes.[3]

DVD releasesEdit

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.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Latest Academy News". | Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. 10 September 2014.
  2. ^ "Tony Manero fue seleccionada para postular por Chile a los Oscar". ADN Radio Chile. 26 September 2008. Retrieved 26 September 2008.
  3. ^ Tony Manero at Rotten Tomatoes

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