The True Legend of Tony Vilar

A bouncy mockumentary road trip bursting with larger-than-life characters, “The True Legend of Tony Vilar” traces a real Italian-born pop star from his Latin American heyday to obscurity as a used car salesman in Brooklyn. More a warmhearted, tongue-in-cheek look at the Italian diaspora than a study in lost fame, pic blurs the line between fact and fiction, reveling in its stereotyped figures and trusting the terrific music to set the tone. Helmer Giuseppe Gagliardi didn’t make much of a dent at the local B.O., but fest auds are the ideal consumers.

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