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3.2
30 Ratings

Manito

Directed by Eric Eason
United States, 2002
Drama

Synopsis

Junior Moreno is an ex-con struggling to get his life back. His brother Manny, the salutatorian of his high school, embodies the neighborhood’s hope. On the night of his graduation party, Manny faces a life-changing decision, while Junior tries to prevent his brother from becoming another casualty.

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Manito Directed by Eric Eason

Awards & Festivals

Sundance Film Festival

2002 | 2 wins including: Dramatic (Special Jury Prize)

Independent Spirit Awards

2003 | 3 nominations including: Best First Feature

SXSW Film Festival

2002 | 2 wins including: Narrative Feature (SXSW Competition Award)

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